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New grants to boost workplace safety

Fresh ideas to reduce workplace harm and improve outcomes for injured workers are being funded through a new WorkSafe Victoria grants program. The WorkSafe grants support initiatives that deliver...

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StoreSAFE: How We Do Things At Blackwoods

Put yourself in this position. You’re in your crowded home garage and you want to pack away your surfboard, but where do you put it? You see a space at the top of some shelves in the corner. It might...

Certain Caterpillar link brackets

Caterpillar link brackets | potential risk of injury

Caterpillar Hastings Deering has released an equipment safety bulletin regarding the potential risk of personal injury and/or property damage due to a failure of affected link brackets. Certain...

hydraulic injection

Potential hydraulic injection for worker

MinEX NZ has released a safety alert regarding a potential hydraulic injection injury. A mobile plant operator and a fellow worker were in the process of starting the plant when a small oil leak was...

Crane Designer Slapped With Fine For Unsafe Design

Three month suspension of high-risk work licence

A three-month suspension has followed an immediate suspension of a high-risk work licence class C1 (slewing mobile crane with capacity up to 100 tonnes) following a crane tip over on a construction...

world day for safety and health at work

2021 World Day for Safety and Health at Work

Wednesday 28 April is World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’ Memorial Day. The day provides an opportunity to reflect on how to prevent work-related occupational diseases, deaths...

Health and safety is everyone’s language

Health and safety is everyone’s language

The $970,000 ‘Workplace Safety is our Common Language’ campaign speaks directly to workers in 19 different languages to help everyone understand their health and safety rights, and equip them with...

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...