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CoR in Australia - Does your company have a process in place for assessing Chain of Responsibility (CoR)?

Changes to the Heavy Vehicle National Law are coming in August 2018, and will affect numerous industries across Australia.

Making the Case for Contractor Management

New research paper from the National Safety Council examines the safety benefits of third-party management

Ashland Reduces Cost and Improves Safety with BROWZ

Ashland Inc. is a global leader in providing specialty chemical solutions to customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets. With over 10,000 employees and sites in 100 countries, workplace safety is a top concern.

Australian worker fatalities at 8-year low

Safe Work Australia has revealed the number of on-the-job fatalities in the country is the lowest number seen in eight years. The agency's "Work-related Traumatic Injury Fatalities, Australia 2010-11" report revealed that the country experienced 374 work-…

Mining injuries fall, but companies still need to use caution

The Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) recently revealed that mining fatalities and injuries reached a record low in 2011, a sign that companies are taking safety compliance more seriously and workers are abiding by guideli…

Top 10 underground coal mining MSHA violations

It's no secret that the mining industry is difficult on workers and contractors, but it is also quite challenging for the large multinational corporations that must simultaneously juggle compliance training, risk mitigation and the bevy of Mine Safety and…

Safety violations

While most companies strive to ensure workers are safe while on the job, some do fall short of requirements and fail to adequately protect employees.

BLS releases 2011 work injury statistics

The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its data regarding occupational injuries and illnesses that occurred in 2011.