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Australia enacts engineered stone ban to protect workers

Australia has implemented a landmark ban on engineered stone to safeguard workers from silicosis, a lung disease caused by respirable crystalline silica.

Week 2 of National Safe Work Month zeroes in on workers’ mental health

Safe Work Australia’s National Safe Work Month 2023 kicks off its second week, with the celebration now focused on protecting workers’ mental health.

Working together to support all workers this National Safe Work Month

This National Safe Work Month, organisations and individuals are encouraged to put work health and safety front and centre through the theme for everyone’s safety, work safely. 

Safe Work Australia unveils 2023 report on national work health and safety statistics

Safe Work Australia has released the 2023 report titled, 'Key Work Health and Safety Statistics Australia,' providing an overview of work health and safety in the country. 

AI, wearable technology could help protect workers from injuries, expert says

Artificial intelligence and wearable technology can help companies better understand the risk profile of their workforce and provide bespoke injury prevention training where needed, according to a workplace safety expert. 

5 things employers must prioritise in new WHS strategy— IEC Group CEO

Marie Kinsella, CEO of the IEC Group – the organisers of the upcoming Workplace Health and Safety Show – said that with the recently released 10-year Australian Work Health and Safety (WHS) Strategy, employers should prioritise the prevention of fatalities, injuries, and illness as well as the promotion of improved mental health for workers, among other things.

SWA rolls out report detailing pandemic impacts on returning workers

Government statutory agency Safe Work Australia (SWA) has issued a new report illustrating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on workers returning to work following an injury or illness.

Know Safety. Work Safely.

October is National Safe Work Month—a time to commit to building a safe and healthy workplace. All workers, including those in manufacturing, have the...

Working together for health and safety through COVID-19

Media Release Safety at work affects everyone – workers, their families, businesses, and our community. October is National Safe Work Month, a time to commit to...

Latest data on worker fatalities and serious workers’ compensation claims

The report shows that in 2018, 144 people were fatally injured at work. The number and rate of worker fatalities have continued to decline...
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