A report released by Safe Work Australia on May 20, 2014 shows an alarming rate of truck driver deaths in Australia every year from 2003 to 2012.
Whereas the renovated Tweed Regional Museum site of Murwillumbah has been attracting a lot of attention, the Tweed West site is set to close its doors to the public after being considered unsafe.
Western Australia’s Chamber of Minerals and Energy is advising mining companies to re-examine their occupational health and safety procedures in the aftermath of industry belt tightening
While working on a machine at the Brightstar Mine, a man has reportedly died in the Western Australia’s mine.
SafeWork SA has developed a guide to help Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking and workers in identifying work-related violence hazards and look for ways to lessen or remove these risks.
Former Sydney hairdressing business owners were fined $25,000 each for failure to ensure keratin products in their salon were safe to use. The owners pleaded guilty in the Local Court of NSW last month to two offences under Section 33 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 for failing to comply with work health …
A report on the role of employers in return to work was released by Safe Work Australia recently. The report Return to Work Survey: Role of Employer and Workplace, Australia and New Zealand uses data from the 2013 Return to Work Survey of 4698 injured workers from Australia and New Zealand.
Fit-for-Purpose Underground Boot grabbed the top honour in the recently held NSW Minerals Council Health and Safety Innovation Awards ceremony.
A leading workplace drug testing agency, Frontline Diagnostics plans to put up on-the-spot drug testing clinics in Mudgee and Bathurst.
Probe into the death of a miner in Western Australia’s Goldfields is continuing.
Former Premier Jeff Kennett says productivity in Australia will increase by 1.5 percent if workers are mentally healthy.
A magistrate has reportedly been told that the owner of a transport company tried to deceive inspectors to get his fleet back on the road after a deadly crash allegedly caused by a defective brake.
The Workforce at the Birla-Nifty Mine who have been stood down without pay after a collapse at the mine have accused the company of prioritising profits first before safety.
Following earlier reports that the decision to reopen the besieged coal mine is still hanging, the operator of Mount Lyell Mine announced that it will restart its operations by next month.
Sparks coming from a welder were believed to have been the major cause of a blaze that toppled a shipping container in Millmerran.
Police authorities and Adelaide inspectors have set up a site at Dry Creek as part of Operation Austrans checking on the brakes of heavy vehicles.
The Safe Work Australia has released a data which shows an alarming rate of work-related deaths involving Australian truck drivers.
A company in Newburn, Western Australia was fined $5500 plus costs for failing to identify the presence and location of asbestos at one of its worksites.
Safety inspections are all well and good… but it’s the insights into the data that really saves lives.
Whether the Mount Lyell Copper Mine will reopen or not, a decision will be known today.
Inspectors have ordered the closure of a construction site in Wright Canberra west due to safety concerns, the ABC News has reported.