Key Work Health & Safety Statistics, Australia 2018

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Key Work Health and Safety Statistics Australia 2018 published an overview of the latest national work-related injury, disease and fatality statistics. The latest statistics cover the trends, gender and age comparisons and industry breakdowns for work health and safety in Australia. Refer to the link below: Key work health and safety statistics, Australia 2018

National Safe Work Month this October

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National Safe Work Month is an important time for all employers and employees to focus on safety.  This October reiterate the importance to employees of working safely in order for them to arrive home to their greatest value in life – their families. Remember: Safety doesn’t happen by accident. Resources are available on the Safe Work Australia… Read more »

August is Tradies Health Month

August is Tradies health month

Safe Work Australia recently published an article reminding employers to protect their greatest asset – their workers. Safe Work Australia want to raise awareness of work health and safety risks for tradies – this includes technicians and trades workers, labourers, and machinery operators and drivers. Safe Work Australia’s CEO Michelle Baxter said that worksites for tradies… Read more »

Safe Work Australia – Priority Industry Snapshots

Priority Industry Snapshots

Safe Work Australia recently published a set of updated work health and safety (WHS) snapshots providing insights into the key national data and WHS issues in seven priority industries. The industries covered by the snapshots include: agriculture road transport manufacturing construction accommodation and food services public administration and safety, and health care and social assistance. The… Read more »

SafeWork SA: High Risk Work Forklift Licence News

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SafeWork SA published an article advising that their Inspectors will be focusing on high risk work forklift licences, maintenance and operating procedures over the next few months in an effort to reduce the risk of incidents and injuries. Refer to Safe Work Australia’s forklift Information Sheet for tips on managing the risks. For more information refer to General… Read more »