Work Health and Safety Articles

On this page you will find all of our WHS articles and issues of ‘Your Safety Matters’ organised in a blog format. You can search for an entry by looking through the archives or selecting a subject tag.

June 29, 2020

The NSW WHS Act and WHS Regulation were amended on the 10th June 2020. Those amendments included a change in how penalties are calculated.

The penalt...

June 16, 2020

NSW Parliament began the task of considering proposed amendments to the NSW WHS Act in November 2019. However, the parliamentary legal process of tur...

June 11, 2020

Safe Work Australia has useful information on their website about effectively managing the risk COVID-19 and what Officers need to do to satisfy thei...

May 27, 2020

Three SafeWork NSW prosecutions in March and April 2020 stand out when compared to other prosecutions in that time period. They stand out because of...

May 21, 2020

It is well known amongst Safety people, supervisors and managers that it is the duty of every business to provide information, instruction and traini...

May 11, 2020

Prior to the impact that the virus called SARS-CoV-2* has had on workplace operations and conditions, you probably had suitable arrangements and proc...

March 24, 2020

You might think that we are exaggerating a little bit to have a title like, The Magic of e-Learning Courses on our WHS article this week. But we are...

March 15, 2020

You may find it useful to have a simple WHS tool that can help you identify areas in your workplace that are areas of concern that need WHS improveme...

March 11, 2020

1. Encouraging News on Vitamin C and Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

You can find the following news and more, on the website of an international body of...

March 2, 2020

When a WHS incident occurs in a workplace you can be almost 100% sure that it happened because of a failure to eliminate or minimise risks so far as...

February 5, 2020

Key Points of "Must Do" Risk Management

Every organization is required to manage health and safety risks in their workplace and the WHS regulation cla...

November 19, 2019

Because of your role and responsibilities in your organisation you may sometimes need to seek approval for a WHS Budget or WHS expenditure that you p...

November 10, 2019

1. Effective WHS Leadership Actions - Research Results

The Centre for WHS is a Division of the NSW Dept of Consumer Affairs and it recently completed...

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