Archived News for OHS Sector Professionals - October, 2013
The Western Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum says fatalities have dropped in the last thirteen years despite massive increases in the amount of workers.
The second week of Safe Work Australia Month has coincided with National Mental Health Week, causing organisers to remind all workers that mental health and safety is a workplace issue as well.
This month is WorkSafe Tasmania month, during which Unions across the state have embarked on a quest to find out how much bullying is going on, and what can be done about it.
A survey in the latest Medical Journal of Australia holds the concerning finding that more than half of female doctors report being sexually harassed by patients.
Mining giant Rio Tinto is helping usher in the robot revolution, with its plan to replace some of the world’s highest-paid train drivers with robotic equivalents.