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  1. Musculoskeletal disorders symposium 2018


    Join us on 8-9 November in Sydney at our Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) Symposium where we will share research and ideas about best-practice approaches to managing hazardous manual tasks and prevention of MSDs in the workplace

  2. Fire hazards & containment netting

    Safety Alert

    This safety alert reminds people of the fire hazards associated with containment netting or equivalent used in the construction industry, and the measures that should be implemented to control the associated risks.

  3. Newcastle and Hunter residents warned about unlicenced asbestos removalist

    Ministerial Media Release

    Consumers are being warned about an unlicenced asbestos removalist targeting Newcastle and Hunter Valley residents.

  4. Falls the focus of Cross Border safety program

    Media Release

    The prevention of falls on construction sites will be the focus of a joint visit by WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork NSW to Mildura this week.

  5. NSW businesses make Safety Promise

    Media Release

    More than 100 NSW businesses have pledged to provide a healthy and safe workplace through SafeWork NSW’s innovative Safety Promise program.

  6. Quad bike safety milestone to be announced at Ballina

    Media Release

    The NSW Quad Bike Safety Industry Action Group (IAG) is set to announce that NSW farmers have invested more than $20 million on safety improvements through the NSW Government’s Quad Bike Safety Improvement Program (the program) when it meets in Ballina today.

  7. Exposure of workers to hydrogen sulphide gas

    Safety Alert

    This safety alert is for NSW workplaces which may use, generate, store or handle hydrogen sulphide (H2S) gas. It will help them to identify sources of potential exposure and manage risks to health and safety. This is especially important for work in, on or near confined spaces such as tanks, pits, sumps, vessels as well as partially enclosed areas with poor ventilation. Hydrogen sulphide can be produced unintentionally.

  8. Firework fans urged to keep it family friendly this long weekend

    Ministerial Media Release

    Firework fans are being urged to keep it family friendly this long weekend, as SafeWork NSW crack down on illegal behaviour, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said.

  9. NSW budget: record investment in workplace mental health

    Ministerial Media Release

    Workers will be better supported in the workplace thanks to a $55 million NSW Government investment in mental health initiatives.

  10. Forklift safety top priority

    Media Release

    The State’s workplace safety regulator is cracking down on dangerous worksites as part of an ongoing forklift safety blitz, SafeWork NSW Acting Executive Director Tony Williams said.