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Ventilation in Indoor Workplaces Factsheet

A new fact sheet on Improving ventilation in indoor workplaces – COVID-19 has been developed by Safe Work Australia. The fact sheet highlights three steps that will help to reduce the risk of COVID...

COVID-19 Vaccine National WHS guidance released

COVID-19 Vaccine National WHS guidance released

Safe Work Australia has released work health safety guidance on COVID-19 vaccinations and the workplace in readiness for Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout strategy commencing Monday, 22 February...

COVID-19 Vaccination at work

Can my boss direct me to get the COVID-19 vaccine?

Whether a private employer can direct its employees to be vaccinated is a multi-faceted issue and one that will clearly emerge over the forthcoming months. Partner of Law firm Hall & Willcox...

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Mining camps may soon benefit from UVC sanitisation

Sanitisation of mining camp rooms has long been a concern for mineworkers across Australia but a range of new technologies that have evolved in the wake of COVID-19 may see cleaner mining camp rooms...

Rio Tinto Fourth quarter report

Rio Tinto achieved strong safety performance in 2020

Rio Tinto releases fourth-quarter production results. The report states, “Our 2020 safety performance was strong, fatality-free for the second year in a row. Health and safety remain our top...

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Wearing face masks in Western Australia

To continue keeping WA safe, wearing a face mask is now mandatory in Western Australia while: at an airporttravelling on aircrafttransporting a person subject to a quarantine direction (e.g. in a...

Mining Camp Accommodation

QLD considering mining camps as quarantine facilities

Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane said the QRC will continue to work with the Chief Health Officer (CHO), QRC members and the Queensland Government to provide feedback...