Survey shows casual coal miners fear reprisals for raising safety concerns

Reported by Stephen | 05 Aug, 2019 | 10:02am

Declining job security in coal mining has been identified as a major mine safety risk factor in a new survey of 1,000 Queensland coal miners.

Bullying bosses can worsen workplace safety, study reveals

Reported by Haydee | 30 Jul, 2019 | 10:06pm

Bullying can be bad for workplace safety. A new study found that bullying bosses are not just bad for employee morale but can also worsen workplace safety.

Farm safety in the spotlight

Reported by Stephen | 24 Jul, 2019 | 12:28pm

Farm Safety Week aims to highlight some of the practical steps farmers can take to improve worker health and safety on farms.

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Young girl crushed to death by tyre in south west Queensland

Reported by Stephen | 16 Aug, 2019 | 10:20am

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is investigating an incident in which a seven-year-old was crushed to death by a tyre at a workshop in southwest Queensland.


Checklist highlights safety issues for workers in WA schools

Reported by Stephen | 16 Aug, 2019 | 10:22am

WorkSafe WA has developed a checklist to highlight safety issues for workers in schools.


WorkSafe reminds employers to protect workers from faulty machinery

Reported by Haydee | 15 Aug, 2019 | 09:39pm

WorkSafe reminds all employers to make sure machinery at work is safe to use to protect workers from injuries.

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Fact sheet on legal protection for mature workers released

Reported by Haydee | 15 Aug, 2019 | 07:45pm

The factsheet outlines the national and state laws protecting mature workers from discrimination and uphold their right to seek flexible work arrangements. It also addresses the way workplace health and safety laws can be uniquely relevant to older Australian workers.


Man airlifted after becoming trapped in farming machinery

Reported by Stephen | 14 Aug, 2019 | 04:11pm

The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a man to hospital after he became trapped in farming machinery Tuesday morning.


Man killed in quad bike incident northwest of Narrabri

Reported by Stephen | 14 Aug, 2019 | 04:42pm

A man has died in a quad bike incident on the north-western slopes of the New England Region.