Almost 12,000 notices were handed out by SafeWork NSW across 1,000 site visits in a 12-month blitz on the construction industry. The crackdown was prompted by a significant rise in
NSW’s Work Health and Safety have unveiled bold new plans as part of its refreshed ‘roadmap’ to reduce work-related deaths by 30 per cent, and serious work injuries and illnesses
The Queensland State Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy revealed that it will reduce the regulated exposure limit for coal dust on 1 November 2018, contingent upon the decision
Online platforms such as AirTasker and Uber are the focus of a new Victorian Government inquiry into the application and enforcement of OHS, workers’ compensation and other workplace laws. The
The “action level” for workplace noise exposure and the benefits of hearing protective devices vary between individuals, while noise controls must mitigate the risk of exposure to ototoxic chemicals, according
Directors of companies should consider themselves put on notice, regardless of their day-to-day business involvement after a new decision was handed down from the NSW Industrial Court. The court found
The number of asbestos-related deaths in NSW will soon dwarf the annual road toll, Ombudsman Bruce Barbour has warned in calling for a State-wide asbestos-eradication plan. But a medical breakthrough
A PCBU had a WHS duty to instruct a second, larger company to alter its workplace layout before sending its workers there, a judge has found in convicting the PCBU.