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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Farmers urged to take care on quad bikes

Reported by Stephen | 19 Aug, 2019 | 10:05am

The Victorian Farmers Federation is urging farmers to take extreme care when using quad bikes, install an operator protection device and consider alternative, safer farm vehicles.

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Inspection program looks at safety in WA commercial kitchens

Reported by Stephen | 19 Aug, 2019 | 10:51am

WorkSafe WA will conduct a proactive inspection program to look at safety standards and issues in commercial kitchens.

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Man injured in tractor incident

Reported by Stephen | 19 Aug, 2019 | 10:15am

A man has been injured in a tractor incident in the Upper Hunter Region.

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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.

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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.

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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.