Archived News for OHS Sector Professionals - September, 2013
The New South Wales Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) will continue its heavy vehicle compliance check spree, after a successful campaign targeting trucks on highways.
Over four hundred serious injuries took place on Tasmanian farms last year; as a result they will be the focus of safety seminars all throughout WorkSafe Month.
A hopeful contender for the leadership of the Labor party says he will work from the Opposition to create a nation-wide rehabilitation program for workers.
A Standards Australia Committee in charge of making sure children’s furniture is safe as possible has received and award for its efforts – but the work never stops.
A night of wild weather has caused chaos on construction sites in Melbourne, prompting Victorian safety authorities to remind workers to strap down what they aren’t willing to lose.
A report says the figures behind the construction of the site for the 2022 FIFA world cup have been working their people to death, and will have to answer for a significant toll by the time the stadiums are complete.
A major investigation has been launched to try to decipher how two Qantas jets with hundreds of passengers between them came within a mere 215 metres of each over the southern coast of Australia.
The International Transport Federation wants to see a mandatory weight limit for shipping containers criss-crossing the world’s oceans, warning of vast dangers posed by unweighed or mis-declared loads.
The New South Wales Minister for Finance and Services has taken stock of the year’s progress in asbestos management, reaffirming the government’s pledge to deal with the ongoing fallout from decades of exposure.