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MIL-OSI Australia: Safe Work Australia publishes national guidance on work-related psychological health and safety 

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Employment, English, Health, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Safe Work Australia, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Safe Work Australia publishes national guidance on work-related psychological health and safety 

Source: Safe Work Australia For employers and workers, the guide describes how to build a psychologically healthy and safe workplace by identifying, assessing and controlling risks to workers’ mental health. Dr Peta Miller, Special Adviser for Safe Work Australia, said that while work-related psychological injury is expensive, we know what causes harm and that taking […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Sleeping out in the cold for a worthy cause

By   /  June 1, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Commerce, Employment, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Safe Work Australia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Sleeping out in the cold for a worthy cause

Source: Safe Work Australia You might be surprised to know that on any given night there are up to 289 children who are experiencing homelessness in Canberra. The Vinnies CEO Sleepout is held on 21 June and calls on leaders in business, community and government to sleep without shelter to help change the lives of […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: More chemicals added to database to ensure worker safety

By   /  May 9, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Employment, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Safe Work Australia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: More chemicals added to database to ensure worker safety

Source: Safe Work Australia More than 750 chemicals have been added to the Hazardous Chemical Information System to update classification information available for manufacturers, importers, suppliers and end users. The update includes the addition of 755 chemicals and amendments to more than 600 currently listed chemicals. The Hazardous Chemical Information System provides information on chemicals […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: 2018 National Safety Awards of Excellence

By   /  May 8, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Employment, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Safe Work Australia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: 2018 National Safety Awards of Excellence

Source: Safe Work Australia We are a proud sponsor of the 2018 National Safety Awards of Excellence, held on 11 October 2018. Nominate your safety heroes now. Safe Work Australia is a proud sponsor of the NSCA’s 2018 National Safety Awards of Excellence (best Best Health and Wellbeing Program). Winners will be announced on 11 […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Drive so others survive this Road Safety Week

By   /  April 30, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Employment, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Safe Work Australia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Drive so others survive this Road Safety Week

Source: Safe Work Australia The road transport industry ranks among those that consistently record the highest number of work-related fatalities. 30 April to 6 May is Road Safety Week, a time to raise awareness of road safety and to remember those who have lost their lives on Australian roads. With road crashes representing the most […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: For the future’s sake

By   /  April 27, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Employment, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Safe Work Australia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: For the future’s sake

Source: Safe Work Australia Safe Work Australia Chief Executive Officer, Michelle Baxter, says the death of fourteen young people in work-related incidents is too many and urges leaders to educate young workers about WHS World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’ Memorial Day (Saturday 28th April) is a time to focus on […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Continuing to strive for healthy, safe and productive working lives

By   /  April 24, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Employment, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Safe Work Australia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Continuing to strive for healthy, safe and productive working lives

Source: Safe Work Australia We have published a revised version of the Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy 2012-2022 to ensure it continues making a difference in Australian workplaces. Some minor language changes and more explicit reference to workplace bullying, harassment and occupational violence will keep the Strategy relevant for the next five years. The […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: The future of work health and safety

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Employment, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Safe Work Australia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: The future of work health and safety

Source: Safe Work Australia We partnered with CSIRO’s Data61 to produce a new report. Workplace Safety Futures explores the impact of emerging trends on WHS and workers’ compensation over the next 20 years. Digital technologies, including automation, artificial intelligence and augmented reality, are becoming more common in the workplace. Employment patterns and structures are also […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Working in heat: Not just an outdoor problem

By   /  April 9, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Employment, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Safe Work Australia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Working in heat: Not just an outdoor problem

Source: Safe Work Australia It may be cooling down outside, but heat can still pose a risk to indoor workers. Hospitality workers in kitchens, factory workers who use hot machinery, and construction workers who go into roof cavities with no air flow are just some examples of workers at risk. Managers, supervisors and workers all […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Review of the model work health and safety (WHS) laws call for submissions: Less than two weeks to go

By   /  April 4, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Employment, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Safe Work Australia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Review of the model work health and safety (WHS) laws call for submissions: Less than two weeks to go

Source: Safe Work Australia Submissions due by Friday 13 April 2018. We need your feedback to ensure the review reflects the extensive knowledge and experiences within Australian workplaces. We would like to hear your views and experience on: what is working and why will it continue to work in the future what doesn’t work and […]

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