Workers Health and Safety News

NSW workplaces heating up!

With temperatures tipped by the Bureau of Meteorology to be pushing towards 40 degrees for much of this week, Unions have re-issued an essential health warning to workers in this state. 

Safety Conference: Turnbull government continues the attack on Safety and Workers Compensation

The Malcolm Turnbull government has continued his attack on workplace safety and injured workers through maintaining the government's Comcare Bills (Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission Amendment Acts) in the Senate.

2015 Conference pictures now up online

Pictures from the 2015 Unions NSW Safety and Injured Workers Conference are now online. Click here to check them out.

Complex and Unfair- weekly payments and work capacity under workers compensation

CFMEU Legal Officer Sherri Hayward explains how insurers are ripping workers off the take home pay due to the poorly written 2012 Mike Baird Workers Compensation laws.

Union Aid Abroad Safety Capacity Building in our region

Regional Coordinator Shane Reside talking about safety projects in our region.  

Unions NSW Injured Workers Conference- Workers Compensation Research

Professor Ray Markey from Macquarie University presenting their latest research into the workers compensation system in NSW.

Unions NSW Safety Conference: Deemed Diseases

Professor Tim Driscoll talks about the need to update the Deemed Diseases list for workers compensation and how this tool will could be used to focus prevention.

Unions NSW Safety Conference: Psycho Social Safety Climate

Professor Maureen Dollard talks about the Psycho-social Safety climate's predictive value linking workplace conditions and psychological health.

In the Courts May Workers Compensation

Successful Gym Fees Claim- Questions WorkCover's Commitment to Health and Return to Work

In the Courts May WHS

HSR training dispute continues with WorkCover
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