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ISO Committee delays development of ISO 45001 OH&S Management System standard

Wednesday 25 May 2016

Delayed development of ISO 45001 OH&S Management System standard gives SIA Members an opportunity to comment on the proposed standard.

Vale Ross Ray QC

Wednesday 25 May 2016

SIA Chairman Patrick Murphy honours the memory and contribution of prominent Melbourne barrister William ‘Ross’ Ray QC.

QLD: Company fined $170,000 over airport tunnel fatality

Tuesday 24 May 2016

A fatal incident at Brisbane’s Airport Link project has cost construction company John Holland a $170,000 fine for breaching Commonwealth work health and safety laws.

VIC: Principal contractor fined $50,000 after concrete pumping truck tips over

Tuesday 24 May 2016

A construction company in Victoria was recently convicted and fined $50,000 over an incident in which a concrete truck tipped over and seriously injured a worker after unknowingly setting up on top of a temporarily covered ventilation shaft.

WA: Company fined $20,000 for Christmas Creek fatality

Tuesday 24 May 2016

Mesa West has been fined $20,000 in Perth Magistrates Court for failing to provide a safe working environment following an incident that killed a worker and seriously injured another at Fortescue Metals Group’s Christmas Creek iron ore mine.

3 pillars of good work design and OHS

Tuesday 24 May 2016

While there is a general interest and curiosity about good work design and its link to OHS, most organisations have not determined a tactical or integrated approach to this, according to an expert in the area.

99% of agriculture workers exposed to carcinogens

Tuesday 24 May 2016

Almost every single worker in the agricultural sector workers has likely experienced exposure to at least one carcinogen, according to Safe Work Australia (SWA).

Employee health and safety helps drive share market returns

Tuesday 24 May 2016

Employers that invest significantly in health and safety programs outperform other companies in the marketplace and have better stock market performance, according to a recent US study.

NSW: New benefits for injured workers in NSW

Tuesday 24 May 2016

Injured workers will be eligible for two new benefits that provide further support for them to return to work in NSW.

NTC: Australia’s laws are not ready for driverless vehicles

Tuesday 24 May 2016

The government needs to consider the uncertain safety outcomes associated with different applications of driverless cars, according to the National Transport Commission (NTC).

SA: Focus on workers transitioning from Return to Work scheme

Tuesday 24 May 2016

People with a work injury and the medical providers who treat them are being contacted by ReturnToWorkSA as part of a state wide program to help people transition from the scheme.

CEO Budget Update

Wednesday 11 May 2016

SIA CEO David Clarke reviews the 2016-17 Federal Budget from a 'Safety' perspective.

SIA honours Geoff McDonald’s contribution with Lifetime Achievement Award

Wednesday 11 May 2016

On Monday 9th May 2016, long-standing SIA Member Geoff McDonald was awarded the SIA’s inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award at Intersafe in Brisbane.

NT: Enforceable undertaking issued over truck injury

Tuesday 10 May 2016

NT WorkSafe has accepted an enforceable undertaking by the trustee for the Northline Unit Trust (Northline), over an incident in April 2014, when a customer was severely injured by falling freight while a truck was being unloaded at the Gunbalanya service station.

SA: Industrial Court imposes $240,000 penalty over caustic soda bath incident

Tuesday 10 May 2016

South Australia’s Industrial Court recently issued its highest penalty against a single entity to date following an incident in which a worker suffered burns involving a caustic soda bath.

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