- Vic Council accepts anti-bully undertaking
Last week Victorian Macedon Ranges Shire entered into a court-enforceable undertaking to develop an anti-bullying strategy.
- SafeWork SA flags $600k bully fines
SafeWork SA executive director Michele Patterson has warned the state's businesses that bullying could result in fines of up to $600,000.
- Crane operator fined $13.5k for ignoring notices
South Australian crane operator Adelaide Ship Construction International (ASCI) has been slapped with a $13,500 fine for ignoring three prohibition notices issued by WorkSafe South Australia (SA).
- Is construction fatigue overlooked in Australia?
Sydney University's, Dr Margaret Chan, has warned that fatigue may be being overlooked as a cause of accidents on construction sites.
- NOPSA eyes expansion of powers
The National Offshore Petroleum Safety Authority (NOPSA) hopes to take over the regulation of 'well integrity', currently handled by state governments.
- NZ unions call for methyl bromide ban
The New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (CTU) has called for a ban on the fumigation gas methyl bromide following a scientist's claim he may have found a link between it and a nerve disease thought to have caused the deaths of four workers in the country.