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Safe Work Australia issues new workplace chemical storage guide

Safe Work Australia issues new workplace chemical storage guide

Posted on 12 December, 2018 | In OH&S News

National workplace health and safety authority Safe Work Australia has issued a new chemical storage guide for workplaces, aiming to reduce chemical related injuries. The document, available at Safe Work Australia’s website shows both employers and employees how to safely identify, store, a..

Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence Breaks Ground in Queensland

Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence Breaks Ground in Queensland

Posted on 5 December, 2018 | In Industry News

German-based defence contractor Rheinmetall has commenced construction on Australian Defence’s Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence (MILVEHCOE), part of an 11.1 hectare precinct located in Ipswich, QLD. MILVEHCOE is part of Rheinmetall’s permanent Australia-New Zealand headquarters, buil..

Defence Minister announces commencement of OPV construction

Defence Minister announces commencement of OPV construction

Posted on 26 November, 2018 | In Industry News

Minister for Defence, The Hon. Christopher Pyne MP and Minister for Finance and the Public Service Sen. The Hon. Matthias Cormann announced the Navy’s Offshore Patrol Vessel construction has commenced at Osborne in South Australia. Construction commenced on the 15th of November. Minister Pyne ..

WorkSafe Urges Caution As Victoria Enters High-Incident November and December

WorkSafe Urges Caution As Victoria Enters High-Incident November and December

Posted on 20 November, 2018 | In OH&S News

Worksafe Victoria has urged employers and workers to “slow down and put safety first” during November and December, the two months that account for 22.3% of all workplace deaths. According to WorkSafe, 53 Victorian workers died over November and December during 2008 and 2017. SafeWork ..

Safe Work Australia releases National Return to Work Survey

Safe Work Australia releases National Return to Work Survey

Posted on 16 November, 2018 | In OH&S News

The biannual Return to Work survey, commissioned by Safe Work Australia conducted by the Social Research Centre Melbourne (SRC) has been released for 2018. The Return to Work Survey compares the return to work experiences and outcomes of injured workers against a range of variables to ascerta..

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