Following an amendment to the WHS Regulation, the NSW Government published a register of individuals who hold asbestos, high risk work and demolition licences as well as holders of general construction induction training cards (otherwise known as white cards). The register includes the licence holder’s name, licence number and type, the licence status, the licence […]

An employer has been fined a record $1 million after a subcontractor suffered an electric shock and burns to 30 per cent of his body, while installing windows in a set of apartments. The worker was standing on scaffolding at the front of the apartments, installing angles on the windows, when the angle he was […]

The importance of workplace health and safety is never more poignant than on the annual Day of Mourning on April 28 – where the lives of people lost as a result of workplace incidents or occupational disease are remembered in services held across the state. Unions NSW hosts a service in Reflection Park, Darling Harbour […]

The winners of the 2016 SafeWork Awards have been announced, showcasing another outstanding selection of safety and recovery at work solutions and systems. A high standard of entries this year meant our judges had their work cut out for them, selecting a total of nine winners across six categories. The winners represent small and large […]