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  1. New prosecution guidelines


    The SafeWork NSW Prosecution Guidelines have been updated and streamlined.

  2. New enforceable undertakings guidelines


    The Enforceable Undertakings (EU) Guidelines have been updated following a comprehensive review by an external consultant in 2017, involving targeted consultation with key stakeholders (internal and external).  These guidelines commenced January 2018.

  3. Make safety a priority in the shearing shed: SafeWork NSW

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW has urged farmers and sheep shearers to review shearing shed safety following an incident in November 2017 where a 20-year-old female suffered serious head injuries at Gulargambone.

  4. Unpacking glass sheets

    Safety Alert

    This safety alert reminds people who handle packs of glass sheets not to rely on the packaging to support the contents when the package is being lifted or opened.

  5. SafeWork NSW launches Consultation@Work toolkit

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW has today launched a one stop shop online toolkit designed to help improve work health and safety consultation practices in NSW workplaces.

  6. Government cracks down on dangerous use of gas appliances in NSW restaurants

    Ministerial Media Release

    The Government is cracking down on dodgy operators using portable gas appliances dangerously in NSW restaurants, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said.

  7. Audiometric testing exemption


    SafeWork NSW has issued a further one year exemption for the audiometric testing requirements of clause 58(2) of the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017 (the Reg).

  8. Keep construction sites safe and secure this Christmas

    Ministerial Media Release

    The NSW Government is urging the construction industry to take simple precautions for a safe Christmas, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said.

  9. Businesses told: protect young workers at Christmas

    Ministerial Media Release

    Local businesses are being urged to prioritise the safety of young workers in the lead-up to Christmas, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said.

  10. Worker seriously injured after company fails to provide training

    Ministerial Media Release

    A Roseville office fit-out company has been fined after a worker was seriously injured unloading glass panels, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said.