News and media

Latest news

Date News story
1 October 2020National Safe Work Month: October 2020

Latest media releases

Date Media Release
15 December 2020Those protecting our children are at risk of compromised WHS standards
7 December 2020WorkSafe ACT cracks down on safety in Denman Prospect
19 November 2020WorkSafe ACT sees safety improvements in Throsby
9 November 2020WorkSafe ACT issues over 50 safety notices in Throsby
14 October 2020Residential construction industry on notice as WorkSafe ACT Enforces Workplace Safety
7 October 2020WorkSafe ACT issues 11 safety notices in Ginninderry
9 September 2020WorkSafe ACT supporting workforce equality in the safety industry
8 September 2020WorkSafe ACT supporting local jobs
7 September 2020WorkSafe ACT shuts down 13 residential construction sites
1 September 2020WorkSafe ACT issues more notices at residential construction sites
31 August 2020WorkSafe ACT responds to incorrect information about foster carers
25 August 2020Worksafe shuts down 11 building sites
20 April 2020Sentence handed down for 2016 workplace death
27 February 2020 Second inspection campaign completed following worksite deaths
20 February 2020 Labour hire licensing scheme to improve working conditions in the ACT
12 February 2020 Safety of working Canberrans strengthened with funding boost for Worksafe ACT
12 February 2020 Guilty Plea in 2016 Workplace Death
10 February 2020 WorkSafe continue construction site crackdown
4 February 2020 Worksite death
4 February 2020 WorkSafe ACT investigating a worksite fatality: Denman Prospect
30 January 2020 WorkSafe ACT issues over 70 notices on residential building sites
16 January 2020 WorkSafe ACT execute search warrants relating to work site fatality
8 January 2020 Minimise your employee exposure to smoke

Historic media releases

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Construction industry newsletters

Date Lead story
February 2020 edition Guilty plea for 2016 workplace fatality
January 2020 edition Priorities for 2020 and precast concrete panel audit program
November 2020 edition High vis vest causes first degree burns
September 2019 edition National safe work month events
July 2019 edition Work-related hand and wrist injuries
June 2019 edition Precast concrete panels
May 2019 edition Health and safety committee training
March 2019 edition Update on the review of the HSR and HSC legislative changes
February 2019 edition Work Health and Safety Amendment Bill
December 2018 editionWorking in hot weather

Historic Construction industry newsletters

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