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.

August 19, 2019

Two recent WHS prosecutions in NSW were based on WHS failures that quite commonly result in serious injuries to workers. This article lists those fai...

February 20, 2018

SafeWork NSW has recently released a publication titled, SafeWork NSW Prosecution Guidelines Jan 2018, that provides you with easy to read guidelines...

October 30, 2017

A Worker was convicted in early October by the NSW District Court for not complying with his WHS duty under section 28 of the WHS Act. The Worker has...

July 24, 2017

Two recent and separate prosecutions of companies and their Officers will be of interest to anyone who is an Officer and thus has a duty of “due dili...

May 30, 2016

As you know maintaining a safe and healthy workplace requires vigilant attention and action. And there are a number of pressing reasons to do so incl...

May 23, 2016

Safework NSW does not automatically prosecute every breach of WHS legislation. It is one of the options available to them.

This article looks at the...

April 7, 2015

WorkCover prosecutions are a potent reminder of the need to do everything reasonably practicable to ensure health and safety in our workplace. The in...

March 16, 2014

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