You don’t go to work thinking it’s your last day on earth, but for some people, the probability of being hurt or killed at work is part of the job.
These are workers who have so much more to worry about other than bad coffee and a nosy boss.
The National Farm Safety Week is an annual event held across Australia during the third week of July. The event highlights the importance of safety on farms.
Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace is essential for a number of reasons. One of the main reasons why workers are tested for drugs or alcohol is because impairment by alcohol or drugs increases the risk of suffering an injury.
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There is a low level of knowledge about workplace safety responsibilities among commercial property owners and property managers. This is according to WorkSafe WA during a proactive inspection program.
SafeWork NSW is urging businesses across the state take extra care when working with ladders after a worker was killed and four others seriously injured in falls over the past two months.
A worker has been killed after a bridge collapsed at a Goldfields mine site mine site on Tuesday morning.
A farm worker suffered serious leg and pelvic injuries after being crushed between a semi trailer and a cattle loading ramp in South West Queensland Monday morning.
Workers should be provided sufficient safety training to protect them from injuries and for employers to avoid penalties for work safety breaches.
A man, aged in his 50s, with head and chest injuries was taken to hospital after being struck by a falling tree branch in southwest Victoria.
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