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Workers given "no-go" powers in wellbeing "evolution"

A global engineering giant's overhaul of its approach to mental health has empowered personnel around psychosocial risks in its activities, by embedding them into its critical risk framework, according to one of its directors.


Publicly available WHS app cuts non-compliance by 52%

A national employer leveraged technology to allow workers across its time-critical operations quick and easy access to easily digestible safety information, yielding a 52 per cent decrease in non-compliance reports in just one year, according to its group executive of environment, health, safety and quality.


COVID droplet control and strategies win WHS prize

An award-winning PCBU responded to the safety and operational challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic by implementing strategies across all levels of the hierarchy of controls, including a sign-language system to reduce the spread of respiratory droplets.


BHP identifies 60 fatality controls, tackles harassment

BHP says it has embarked on a five-year "fatality elimination roadmap", and is on track to complete the roll out of a suite of controls to prevent workplace s-xual harassment, which it treats as a WHS issue and has tied to executive remuneration.


Workplace case study highlights layered causes of MSDs

A leading ergonomist has warned against the practice of attributing workplace musculoskeletal disorders to a lone "artefact", stressing they result from a "myriad of colluding factors".


IBM targets employee health in post-COVID-19 era

Multinational technology giant IBM has revealed its post-pandemic health and wellbeing strategy, stressing that disrupted access to healthcare because of COVID-19 is likely to drive workers' health and wellbeing needs for years to come.


Global company downs tools and groups issue manslaughter demands for world safety day

A global employer will down tools and conduct meetings on minimising occupational cancer risks, for World Day for Safety and Health at Work today. World safety day has also prompted renewed calls for Australia-wide industrial manslaughter provisions and an accelerated response to the review of the model WHS laws.

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