Are you confused about your workplace consultation obligations? We are holding a free Consultation@Work conference at Sydney Cricket Ground on October 25. Come along to learn about what good workplace consultation looks like, talk to others about their experiences, and gain a better insight into what your obligations are. Author and TV personality Adam Spencer […]

It’s been a busy year since the WHS Roadmap for NSW 2022 was launched – and we’ve made some great progress. We are well on the way to meeting our goals of a 20 per cent decline in worker fatalities, a 30 per cent decline in serious injuries and illnesses, and a 30 per cent […]

Workplace injury statistics can be a real worry – particularly when it comes to young workers. Not only does research indicate that 15 to 25 year olds have a 75 per cent greater chance of being injured at work, but in NSW alone, 15 workers in this age group are injured every day. The top […]

Running a small business is hard work, but that doesn’t mean safety has to be. Here are 10 things you can do that will help your business comply with work health and safety regulations and keep your team safe. Get a workers compensation policy if you need one. Talk about safety and get input from […]

Train drivers, waiters, chefs, and shift workers in manufacturing and healthcare are most likely to suffer the greatest sleep deprivation. Shift work, job stress, work hours and physically demanding work are also linked to sleep deprivation. Round-the-clock access to technology and pressure to work harder has increased work hours and led to an increase of […]

The Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 is being repealed on 1 September and replaced by the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017, which comes into effect on the same day. The new regulation is essentially the same as the 2011 Regulation, except for minor changes, including formatting and corrections to typos. The changes are […]

Every year Kevin Figueiredo is responsible for keeping 190,000 Australians safe. That means reducing the usual physical, chemical and environmental hazards. Increasingly, though, mental illness is becoming a focus. Figueiredo is not running a psychiatric ward or crisis centre. As general manager of safety, health and wellbeing at the Woolworths Group, he is on the […]