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  • Enware to broaden colour range of VP Levers 17 November 2017

    Enware will be releasing the VP Lever in a variety of colours to provide greater palette for design and application needs as well as integrating strong colours with a product that is simple to use, intuitive and familiar. The black ... Continue Reading

  • Guide to fit testing respiratory masks 17 November 2017

    The correct fitting of respiratory protective equipment (RPE) is critical to make sure a tight seal is made around the face which means the respirator is able to prevent contaminants. However, facial hair such as stubble, beards, moustaches and sideburns, long ... Continue Reading

  • Don’t rush or you risk becoming a workplace statistic 17 November 2017

    As Victoria enters a dangerous time of year, WorkSafe is encouraging employers and workers to focus on safety. According to WorkSafe statistics, more Victorian workers die in the weeks leading up to Christmas than at any other time of year. Over ... Continue Reading

  • WWETT Show 2018 in Indiana 16 November 2017

    The WWETT Show – Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport Show – is the world’s largest annual trade show for wastewater and environmental service professionals. The event offers an unmatched educational program, a full slate of live demos, an ... Continue Reading

  • Research finds 75% of construction workers suffering hearing loss 15 November 2017

    A leading Australian audiologist, Dr. Ross Dineen, says construction workers regularly experience noise levels up to six times the legal exposure limit and up to 75% are developing tinnitus or permanent hearing loss as a result of their job. Ross and ... Continue Reading

  • New research confirms youth aren’t thriving and its costing the entire community 9 November 2017

    New research by youth and careers platform Skillsroad has found that average levels of wellbeing among young people are affecting the bottom line of Australian businesses. The Skillsroad 2017 Youth Census, which was commissioned by Apprenticeship Support Australia (ASA), surveyed 13,227 ... Continue Reading

  • New app helps businesses keep workers safe on site 6 November 2017

    A new app has been released, called the Onsite Safety app, to help enable businesses across Australia manage the health and safety of their workforce. According to SafeWork Australia, there are more than 107,000 workplace injuries or illnesses each year, which costs ... Continue Reading

  • Plumbing sector lobs on Parliament’s door 25 October 2017

    Plumbing advocacy at the Federal and State level is undertaken with the enormous efforts of relative few but is done to ensure that there is a voice that represents the interests of the industry. The likes of the major builder groups ... Continue Reading

  • Industrial manslaughter laws introduced 24 October 2017

    Brand new laws involving industrial manslaughter have been passed by State Parliament and are aimed at protecting Queensland workers. Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace says the new laws would result in careless employers being the blame for workplace deaths. “Negligent employers culpable ... Continue Reading

  • November is national Asbestos Awareness Month 18 October 2017

    Australia’s national Asbestos Awareness Month campaign will launch on 1 November with a new message, ‘Renovating? Go Slow! Asbestos – It’s a NO GO’. The Asbestos Awareness Month campaign is an initiative of the Asbestos Education Committee, the Asbestos Diseases ... Continue Reading