Archived News for OHS Sector Professionals - July, 2015
Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and about 1,000 robotics experts have signed a letter to ensure that in the future of warfare- human fingers are on the trigger.
VicRoads has unveiled figures on the state of the state’s trucking industry, with 2424 dangerous trucks being taken off roads in the last two years due to major defects.
Local research engineers have developed a flotilla of robot boats to monitor the effects of major weather events and provide early warning on potential environmental disasters.
The WA Government could appoint a new taxi industry regulator to oversee services including Uber, but has warned that plated taxi drivers may struggle to fight innovation.
The Fair Work Building and Construction watchdog has launched a new case against two members of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union Victorian branch, after allegations of thuggish behaviour.
Rowena Allen has been appointed Victoria’s first Gender and Sexuality Commissioner, and is set to champion the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse and intersex (LGBTI) Victorians within the Government.
A Tasmanian study has revealed that doctors and nurses who regularly share mobile phones in hospital wards could be putting their patients at risk, by spreading disease and infections.