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workplace exposure standards review

Workplace exposure standards review

In March 2020, Safe Work Australia paused the release and public consultation for the workplace exposure standards (WES) review until further notice. During this period of pause, you can...

Safework Australia report

Safe Work Australia Report

Workplace Health and Safety authorities across Australia undertook 230,054 workplace interventions, issued 46,472 notices for workplace health and safety breaches and finalised 289 legal proceedings...

Work related fatalities affect families

Work-related fatalities and injury report released

A new report released by Safe Work Australia has shown that the number of work-related fatalities has declined across Australia however mining remains the third worst industry below Agriculture...

Safe to Work Safe Work Australia Return to Work Strategy

Safe Work Australia launches Return to Work Strategy

Safe Work Australia has launched it’s latest return to work strategy to improve outcomes for workers returning to work. Safe Work Australia says that the economic consequences of being out of...

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Safe Work Month – 191 Aussies died from work

Every year throughout October, Australians observe National Safe Work Month, which is a time for workers and employers to commit to building a safe and healthy workplace. Last year in Australia, 191...

workplace participation

2016 workplace participation reward winner

Congratulations to Bedford Group (a disability employer in SA), winner of the 2016 Workplace Participation Reward! Bedford demonstrated outstanding spirit, participation, creativity and...

safety management systems should assist management

Work-related injuries killed 195 workers last year

Last year, 195 workers died from injuries received at work, according to Safe Work Australia’s latest Work-related Traumatic Injury Fatalities report. The report highlights a positive downward...

National Safe Work Month launched

National Safe Work Month has been launched to raise awareness about workplace health and safety during the month of October. CEO of Safe Work Australia Michelle Baxter launched 2016 National Safe...