Latest News 

  

Improving injury prevention through AI technology solutions

Posted on 18/06/2024
When it comes to injury prevention strategies, the most common challenge for organisations is a lack of resources, from tangible limitations such as budget constraints or physical space to implement strategies, through to a lack of time and bandwidth

  

WA: first charges under new WHS laws

Posted on 13/06/2024
WorkSafe has initiated the first four prosecutions under the Work Health and Safety Act 2020, which came into effect in March 2022.

  

$180,000 fine issued after student drowns on school camp

Posted on 12/06/2024
A local pool operator in Victoria and the Department of Education have been fined a total of $180,000 after the drowning death of an eight-year-old boy at Port Fairy while on a school camp.

  

Media Release: AIHS Announces Finalists for the Australian Workplace Health & Safety Awards 2024

Posted on 11/06/2024
The Australian Institute of Health & Safety is pleased to announce the finalists for the Australian Workplace Health & Safety Awards (AWHSA) 2024.

  

SA: major reforms to WHS laws passed

Posted on 11/06/2024
The South Australian Government recently announced that significant reforms to the state’s WHS system are set to become law after passing through parliament.

Industry news

Improving injury prevention through AI technology solutions

READ MORE

Regulator launches campaign to reduce falls from height

READ MORE

How are employers and regulators responding to industrial manslaughter laws?

READ MORE

Report shines safety spotlight on Queensland’s resources sector

READ MORE

Media release

Media Release: AIHS Announces Finalists for the Australian Workplace Health & Safety Awards 2024

READ MORE

Dr. Simon Roberts Appointed as the New Registrar of the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board

READ MORE

The AIHS Celebrates Australia Leading the Way to Ban the Use of Engineered Stone

READ MORE

The Australian Institute of Health and Safety Announces New Leadership Appointments

READ MORE

Incidents and prosecutions

WA: first charges under new WHS laws

READ MORE

$180,000 fine issued after student drowns on school camp

READ MORE

$380,000 enforceable undertaking for fatal telehandler incident

READ MORE

$650,000 fine after fatal road safety barrier crush

READ MORE

Policy and legislation

SA: major reforms to WHS laws passed

READ MORE

NSW Government to introduce industrial manslaughter offence

READ MORE

Safety alert issued after fast food employee struck on the head by falling boxes

READ MORE

New guidance provided to improve livestock transport safety

READ MORE