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  1. State’s top workplaces recognised at annual safety awards

    Ministerial Media Release

    The state’s top workplaces have been recognised for their outstanding commitment to health and safety at the 2017 SafeWork Awards.

  2. SafeWork NSW hosts inaugural Consultation @ Work Conference

    Media Release

    As part of national Safe Work Month, SafeWork NSW will today host a conference to help NSW workplaces develop a better understanding of workplace consultation practices.

  3. Consultation @ Work conference


    If you are a Health and Safety Representative (HSR), HSR training provider, an employer or a worker, you are invited to attend our free Consultation @ Work Conference.

  4. NSW Government launches plan to protect workers from dangerous workplace chemicals

    Ministerial Media Release

    The NSW Government today launched a five-year project to help protect workers against injuries and diseases from dangerous chemicals in the workplace.

  5. NSW workplaces warned about dodgy breathing apparatus

    Ministerial Media Release

    Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean has today issued a warning to NSW workplaces about an emergency escape breathing device (EEBD), due to serious safety concerns.

  6. State government releases first-ever snapshot of NSW workplace mental health

    Ministerial Media Release

    The state government today released the most comprehensive research ever conducted about mental health in NSW workplaces.

  7. Removal of unsafe emergency escape breathing devices from vehicles and workplaces

    Safety Alert

    This safety alert advises workplaces and the transport industry that the HFZY30 EEBD self-rescue respirator does not meet Australian Standard ‘AS/NZS 1716 Respiratory protection devices’ requirements and should be removed immediately from all workplaces, including from road transport vehicles.

  8. New asbestos guide to protect rural and regional residents

    Media Release

    A new guide to help protect people living and working in rural and regional NSW from the dangers of naturally occurring asbestos was launched by the NSW Government today.

  9. Fines issued following long weekend fireworks crackdown

    Media Release

    A woman from Allworth in the Hunter Valley and a fireworks licence holder from Parkes have been fined by SafeWork NSW following a crackdown on fireworks safety over the October long weekend.

  10. SafeWork NSW statement: Opera House renovations

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW is investigating after asbestos was identified during renovations at the Sydney Opera House on Thursday, 5 October 2017.