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Work Boots

Sole Design: Fit-for-Purpose

How many of us have used a variation of the phrase: ‘Do not judge a person until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes’? With a few tweaks we can mould this to the construction industry: ‘You can...

CMM reports 2020 safety performance of its members

ICMM publishes 2020 safety performance data of members

The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has released a report that benchmarks the 2020 safety performance of its members. ICMM members have an unwavering commitment to the health and...

reckless conduct put a company director behind bars

Company director jailed for death of worker in WA

A prison sentence recently handed down to a company director in the Magistrates Court serves as a timely reminder that regulators are willing to seek, and courts are increasingly willing to impose...

workplace health safety show

Workplace Health & Safety Show returns in 2021

Trusted industry trailblazers and game-changing newcomers will unite at Workplace Health & Safety Show 2021, sharing the latest news and research, and showcasing the cutting edge technology...

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Put a stop to workplace violence

WorkSafe Victoria is launching a new campaign highlighting the need for employers and the community to come together to stamp out violence in the workplace. Work-related violence has a devastating...

serious injury

Powerline incidents prompt safety warning

WorkSafe Victoria is urging employers operating mobile machinery near overhead power lines to put safety first following a spate of electric shock incidents and near misses. Since November 2020, one...

Transition to GHS 7 - webinar

Choose the right equipment for the chemical

SafeWork South Australia is reminding businesses who handle chemicals in the workplace to ensure that their equipment is compatible with the substances being handled. In January 2021, a worker was...