Workplace authorities will investigate concerns about mould at the Royal Hobart Hospital, which construction workers say has affected their health. Workers at the hospital have been putting together a demountable… read more →
Often when we are speaking to managers of organisations they talk about the onerous problem of dealing with the OHS or WHS legislation. But, as WorkCover states, OHS management is… read more →
Recent reports about the evacuation of a childcare centre due to chemical fumes provides a timely reminder about chemicals and safety in the workplace. On 6 September the Adelaide News … read more →
In Australia, more than 64 per cent of quad bike deaths occur on farms and in the last 10 years there have been 130 farm-related quad bike fatalities across the… read more →
Machine Safety is an aspect of WHS that can prove to be technically challenging, particularly if you’re not sure where to start, because there’s only a limited amount of independent information available to assist newcomers to this field and tertiary education options in machine safety are virtually non-existent.