Victorian government restores WorkSafe

Reported by Michael | 26 Jan, 2015 | 03:13pm

Minister for Finance, Robin Scott, announced on Friday that Victorian WorkCover Authority will immediately return to the world-renowned WorkSafe banner.

Make safety part of your New Year’s resolution

Reported by Haydee | 16 Jan, 2015 | 01:41am

Safe Work Australia Chief Executive Officer, Michelle Baxter reminds all Australians to prioritise health and safety in workplaces and make this a part of their New Year’s resolution.

Study: Attitudes towards risk taking and rule breaking in Australian workplaces

Reported by Haydee | 09 Dec, 2014 | 11:53pm

A new report on the attitudes of Australian workers towards acceptance of risk taking and rule breaking in the workplace as measured by the Perception of Work Health and Safety Survey 2012-13 is now available.


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Workers injured in trench collapse

Reported by Stephen | 30 Jan, 2015 | 08:38am

Two workers have been injured after a trench collapsed as they worked on a sewer line in Bathurst, 200 kilometres west of Sydney.


Safety advocates recognised on Australia Day

Reported by Haydee | 30 Jan, 2015 | 01:27am

People who made a difference in promoting work safety have been recognised during Australia Day 2015.


First property to test positive for loose fill asbestos identified

Reported by Haydee | 29 Jan, 2015 | 02:01am

A property to test positive during the Heads of Asbestos Coordination Authorities (HACA) loose fill asbestos investigation has been identified .

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WorkCover Mentor Program

Reported by Haydee | 29 Jan, 2015 | 02:11am

Small and large businesses can take advantage of the WorkCover Mentor Program this year.

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Quad bike safety in the spotlight as 12-year-old boy is hospitalised after crash

Reported by Stephen | 28 Jan, 2015 | 08:49am

A week after a seven-year-old boy was killed in a quad bike rollover in northern New South Wales, another 12-year-old boy has been hospitalised after crashing his quad bike in Western Australia, about 50 kilometres east of the state capital Perth.


Farmer injured in quad bike crash

Reported by Stephen | 28 Jan, 2015 | 08:12am

A man has been taken to hospital with serious chest injuries following a quad bike crash at a western Queensland property on Monday evening.