Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is aware that a man has been fraudulently posing as a WHSQ employee, requesting payment for advertising in a WHS publication.
Safety Alerts | General
This Safety Bulletin has been published to remind owners and operators of concrete placing booms of their 'duty of care' when determining 'who should' and 'how' to carry out all inspections on their plant. The Australian Standard for the Safe Use - Concrete placing equipment, AS 2550.15, requires ‘competent person(s)’ to make decisions and/or provide approval in a range of situations before use of equipment.
The second safety bulletin has now been published and highlights to pump owners and operators the various hazards, risks and accidents that workers and the general public can become involved in by the opening of closing outriggers. This safety bulletin has been published to highlight to owners and operators of concrete placing booms of the hazards and risks to workers and the public being injured by the opening and closing of closing outriggers.
The purpose of this safety alert is to highlight the risks associated with stacked materials and to ensure a safe system of work is followed.
Mobile plant, such as forklifts, elevating work platforms, delivery vehicles, order pickers, earth moving equipment, prime movers and cranes, have the potential to seriously injure or kill people if they run into them.
WorkCover WA Acting Chief Executive Officer Mr Chris White today made a media statement announcing a 3.2 per cent increase in the 2017/18 recommended premium rates for compulsory workers’ compensation insurance in Western Australia.
International Women's Day marked the launch of SafeWork SA's Augusta Zadow Awards seeking initiatives to improve women's health and safety at work.
As part of the Government’s ongoing commitment to making information more accessible to the community, the ACT Register of Contaminated Sites is now available online.
Information for employers, self employed persons and persons with management or control of a workplace about their duties to control risks associated with working in and around graves.
A 40% cut in absenteeism and half as many workers smoking are just two of the benefits of health and wellbeing initiatives adopted by the Construction Training Centre.