Safety News October 2021


October 2021

Issue 41


Safe Work Month Events & Training

No job should be unsafe and no death or injury is acceptable. October every year is a time that Safe Work Australia encourages people to work together to commit to safe and healthy workplaces for all Australians. To coincide with Safe Work Month, Safety Australia Group are running online training twice a week for all of October.




What are the major legal trends impacting WHS professionals?

With the 10-year anniversary of harmonised WHS legislation in many jurisdictions approaching, there are a number of significant legal trends impacting WHS professionals and their organisations, according to one of South Australia’s leading workplace lawyers.





How safety management activities can decouple imagined beliefs from real practices

Gaps often exist between “work as imagined” and “work as performed” and some of these gaps may subtly nudge organisations in believing that operations are safer than they are, according to new in-progress research.




SWA Research Reports on Stigma & Psychological Response to Injury

Injured or ill workers should be empowered to play an active role in their own recovery and return to work through both practical and psychological support, according to two new research reports by Griffith University.




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