Fatalities put spotlight on quad bike safety

Reported by Stephen | 15 Apr, 2019 | 01:03pm

Quad bikes are one of the leading causes of death and injury on Australian farms.

Sydney scaffolding death prompts calls for safety review in the industry

Reported by Stephen | 08 Apr, 2019 | 01:51pm

The death of an 18-year-old apprentice at a construction site in Sydney has prompted urgent calls for a safety review in the industry.

1 in 5 Australian men exposed to excess noise levels at work

Reported by Stephen | 01 Apr, 2019 | 11:06pm

New research led by Cutin University shows that one in five Australian men are exposed to excess noise levels at work.

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Gold Coast recycler fined after worker loses three fingers

Reported by Stephen | 24 Apr, 2019 | 02:20am

Three fingers on his left hand were crushed, requiring partial amputation and five months off work.

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Elderly woman trampled by goat near Taree

Reported by Stephen | 24 Apr, 2019 | 02:28am

An elderly woman has been flown to hospital after she was trampled by a goat in north-eastern New South Wales.

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Research program aims to improve independence of people seriously injured in workplace incidents in WA

Reported by Stephen | 24 Apr, 2019 | 02:41am

The Insurance Commission of Western Australia (Insurance Commission) will fund a research program for people seriously injured in vehicle or workplace incidents.

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SA Police fined $390,000 over workplace death

Reported by Stephen | 23 Apr, 2019 | 12:28pm

South Australian police have been fined $390,000 over the death of a worker at a police training centre in the Adelaide Hills.

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New rules for Queensland solar farms

Reported by Stephen | 19 Apr, 2019 | 09:22am

The Government of Queensland is set to introduce a new code of practice and electrical safety regulations in May to improve safety in the growing commercial solar farm industry.

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Man dies after fall from roof in central Victoria

Reported by Stephen | 19 Apr, 2019 | 09:05am

A man has died after falling from a roof and becoming impaled on a metal picket in central Victoria.