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International Day of Mourning remembers lives lost at work
Workers who lost their lives from a workplace incident or occupational disease were remembered at memorial services Australia wide to mark the International Day of Mourning.
SA taxpayer funding will help Adelaide boot maker march on
Adelaide-based manufacturer Rossi Boots is set to receive a further cash injection to boost it exportation programme.
Victoria takes action against thunderstorm asthma
The Victorian Government is developing a real time monitoring system to ensure a faster response to large scale emergencies such as the thunderstorm asthma event in 2016.
Winter work boot range released
The Muck Boot company has released a range of work boots in Australia suitable for the winter weather.
MiX Telematics boosts safety for 1000 daily deliveries
Technology is playing a vital role in increasing safety on Australian roads, with major wood panel manufacturer, Borg Manufacturing, eliminating all instances of truck rollovers and crashes since implementing a MiX Telematics solution more than two years ago.
New chapters published in Occupational Health and Safety Body of Knowledge
The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Safety Centre and the Safety Institute of Australia will publish two new chapters in the Occupational Health and Safety Body of Knowledge this week, aiming to close the gap between health and safety professionals and process safety engineers.
Hearing Protection From Industrial Noise
Noisy environments within industrial work places can often be a hazard. Whether it is a foundry, manufacturing plant, automotive repair shop or construction site, noise is a constant. Some noises, such as the radio playing, are usually a passive, non-intrusive sound that accompanies a work day. However, plant, machines, jack hammers, diggers and a whole … Continue reading Hearing Protection From Industrial Noise
NSW Resources Regulator appoints new chief inspector
Dave McLean has been appointed as the new chief inspector for the NSW Resources Regulator.
Saxon Energy Services fined $210k after worker injuries
Oil and gas company Saxon Energy Services Australia has been convicted and fined $210,000 for an incident that left two workers injured on a drilling rig platform.
Road safety interventions report released
International road safety charity, Brake, has released a new guidance report to help practitioners and campaigners develop practical approaches to education interventions on road safety and sustainable travel.
Safeman Australia partners with Prostate Cancer Foundation
National safety retailer and distributor Safeman Australia has announced a corporate partnership with the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA).
Transport safety bureau investigates Qantas turbulence incident
Investigations are underway after passengers aboard a Qantas flight heading to Hong Kong experienced turbulence that left 15 people injured.
Rock fall analysis system to save lives
Researchers have developed an automated technology to analyse the potential for rock falls from cliffs, which could improve risk evaluation and enhance p
Project launched to assess health of Aussie fisheries workers
Deakin University is conducting the first nationwide examination of the health of Australia’s fisheries workers to identify stress and mental health challenges affecting the sector.
Ultra-portable barrier system for increased safety and efficiency
SafetyMITS has released an ultra-portable barrier system offering safety, efficiency and reusability.
Cancer centre unveiled at new Royal Adelaide Hospital
The South Australian Government has unveiled a Cancer Day Centre at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) that will provide 17,000 treatments a year.
The benefits of digital safety inspections
Safety inspections are crucial to different business operations as safety hazards present multitude of problems to the workflow, workforce and equipment.
Satellite-based worker tracking system
Honeywell has launched a new satellite-based connected solution to help monitor the location and safety of workers in remote locations. Honeywell’s Personal Tracker utilises Iridium’s low-earth orbit satellite network, the only satellite constellation that provides pole-to-pole coverage, which is necessary for effective remote asset and personnel tracking. The mobile device allows companies to communicate with their … Continue reading Satellite-based worker tracking system
$250K fine for amputated fingers
A Coffs Harbour manufacturing business has been fined $250,000 after a 17 year old work experience student was injured in August 2014. Thermal Electric Elements, located at Toormina near Coffs Harbour, received the fine following an incident in which a work experience student had the tips of two fingers crushed and amputated when his hand … Continue reading $250K fine for amputated fingers
Are lead bullets at shooting ranges a health risk?
There are calls to ban lead bullets at shooting ranges due to the potential health risks. Lead released when people fire weapons at shooting ranges creates such a health risk that lead bullets should be phased out, according to new research. Every time someone fires their weapon, lead fragments and fumes are discharged at high … Continue reading Are lead bullets at shooting ranges a health risk?