The myosh News Team works to keep health and safety professionals informed with the latest HSEQ news from around the globe. As the year comes to an end, take the time to revisit our most popular articles of 2018.
Australia to Phase Out Old Safety Standards in Favour of ISO 45001
A recent Standards Australia forum involving key stakeholders saw attendees unanimously agree that an identical adoption of ISO 45001, as soon as possible, was the best possible outcome for the country.
myosh Launches Global HSEQ Library
myosh is pleased to announce a global HSEQ Library containing over 3000 free health and safety resources.
Chain of Responsibility Laws Get Starting Date
Reforms to the Chain of Responsibility (CoR) laws for the transport and logistics industry will be implemented from 1 October 2018.
Workers Not Reporting Safety Breaches Over Fears They’ll be Sacked
A recent survey of Australian workers found one in ten are afraid to report a safety breach over fears it will cost them their job, and one in five said they had made a safety complaint that was never fixed.
How does Work Safety Impact Performance, Profit, and Culture?
Organisations are constantly reminded that health and safety failure is expensive. And whilst this is certainly true, there are benefits to health and safety success that go beyond cost-avoidance.
Asbestos Related Diseases Costing Australia $500 Million a Year
A new report estimates that asbestos-related diseases are costing Australia over $500 million a year in direct health costs and lost productivity.
American Workplaces 900% More Dangerous than British Ones
Although there have been significant improvements over the last 13 years, the U.S. workplace fatality rate per 100,000 people remains at a significantly higher level than in most European countries.
5 Reasons to Move Your Corporate Training Online
An increasing number of organisations are rethinking their training strategy and moving away from traditional training methods.
Australian Labor Party Flags OHS Changes
The ALP has released its draft national platform and in it outlined several significant OHS-related changes it would implement should it win the next federal election.
Model WHS Amendments to Include a Greater Focus on Psychological Health
It’s likely the model WHS laws will be amended to include a greater focus on psychological health after an ongoing consultation period revealed widespread confusion and concern.
Controlling Risk With Effective Policy Management
Effective Policy Management plays a critical role in an organisation’s governance, risk, and compliance strategy.
Dreamworld Inquest Concludes Second Week, CEO Resigns
Dreamworld CEO Craig Davidson has resigned following a fortnight of damming evidence at the inquest into the Thunder River Rapids disaster.
Four Common Workplace Substances Linked to Prostate Cancer
A new Canadian study has linked four common hazardous substances to an aggressive form of early onset prostate cancer.
Using Leading Indicators to Drive Safety Performance
Measuring your safety performance is vital if you’re striving for continuous improvement. But the way you measure your safety performance could be influencing its overall success.
Johnson & Johnson to Pay Out $6.32 Billion In Baby Powder Cancer Case
Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay out $6.32 billion ($US4.7 billion) in damages to 22 women and their families, after a jury in Missouri found the company responsible for their ovarian cancer.