Latest Safe Work Australia News

Coles and Transport Workers Union sign ground-breaking charter on standards
This Summer, ensure that you know hazards of working in heat and in air pollution
Working at heights is a risky business
Action needed on industrial manslaughter
Work health and safety statistics highlight areas of focus
‘steering Healthy Minds’ mental health project launch for transport workers
183 deaths at work in 2019, first increase in more than
How to get involved in this year’s National Safe Work Month
NSW government must move quickly on silicosis reform
National Safe Work Month – Work Health and Safety through COVID-19
New WHS resources for National Safe Work Month
Guidance to help manage risks of COVID-19 in workplace
Changes to workplace exposure standard for silica dust
Countdown to National Safe Work Month
Better protections kick in for resources workers
Resources to support transition to GHS 7
Mesothelioma patients are living longer after diagnosis, despite rising death rate
Occupational lung diseases in Australia
Safe practices in teaching musical instruments
Outer urban offices to provide post-COVID flexibility for Queensland public servants
Practical resources to reduce prolonged sitting when working from home
New workplace exposure standard for silica dust
Translated guide for working with silica now available
COVID-19 Small Business Hub
Australian Health Protection Principal Committee statement on review of physical distancing and person density
National COVID-19 Safe Workplace Principles
New COVID-19 guidance: Accommodation services, tertiary education and more
‘The time is now’ says Deloitte to create COVID-19 safety recovery plan for your workplace
COVID-19: Small business planning tool and new WHS guidance now available
Update on transition to GHS Revision 7
Industry Update – businesses must complete covid-safe plan
Safe Work Australia guidance on lifts
Business Council backs Good to Go for a safe reopening of economy
Roadmap to COVIDSafe Australia
Releasing domestic travel restrictions key to restarting economy
Sika Australia refuses truckie access to facilities
COVID-19 restriction lifting should be cautious
Building owners and managers advised to prepare HVAC systems for return of workers
Industry Update – regional roundtables, intrastate travel & guidelines for workplaces
More movement to support reanimation of Victoria’s visitor economy
New toolkit to help businesses get back to work safely
New toolkit to help businesses get back to work safely
Update on Coronavirus Measures 24 April
Nation’s Home Builders Are Open For Business
Crush incidents when loading/unloading
Asbestos: Dealing with prohibited asbestos
Coronavirus : Advice for PCBUs
A possible legal solution to sexual harassment at work