Small electrical companies and sole traders can take advantage of a new health and safety program offered by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) and Masters Electricians Australia (MEA) wherein free workshops will be offered for free.
The Federal Government has recently announced the appointment of Ms Jennifer Taylor as the new Chief Executive Officer of Comcare and Mr Barry Sherriff as the next Chair of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission (SRCC).
In an interview with ABC Canberra, former Department of Defence employee Glann Smith said he found loose-fill asbestos in his office at Northbourne House in Canberra’s north.
A pilot and his passenger escaped with minor injuries when their light plane crash landed on football pitch at Runcorn, south of Brisbane Wednesday morning.
Workers have found a grenade at a Wodonga construction site.
An incident where a roofer fell six metres on to concrete and died at a construction site Tuesday morning is being investigated by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland.
A painting firm was fined $80,000 plus legal fees on Wednesday due to severe injuries that a 22-year old worker suffered while at work.
A house construction Demo Day will be held at Oran Park Town Centre on 12 August and WorkCover NSW is inviting all builders, sub-contractors and construction workers throughout the Macarthur District to participate in the event.
The Department of Mines and Petroleum Western Australia has announced the appointment of Ross Stidolph as the new director for Dangerous Goods and Petroleum Safety.
The Saturday afternoon aborted landing of a Qantas plane is being probed by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB).
Data indicates many farmers are embracing the message about quad bike safety with signs the death rate is going down.
Feedback is being sought from businesses which manufacture, handle or use products that contain one or more of the 84 toxic chemicals of security concern as well as members of the community on the measures designed to minimise the risks of common chemicals being used to make toxic weapons.
A review of the operation of South Australia’s Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (WHS Act), which commenced on 1 July is expected to be completed by November 2014.
New health statistics from South Australia reveal that every year, over 300 people are injured in farm accidents.
With over 460 lives lost in the past one week through fatal crashes, the International Air Transport Association has promised to “leave nothing unturned” to boost safety in the aviation industry
Reliable risk management programs are necessary if serious incidents such as the 2012 drill rig accident in a Hunter Valley coal mine are to be avoided.
Search operations for a seafarer who fell overboard from the vessel MT Sigma Integrity on Sunday morning north-west of Carnarvon, Western Australia has been concluded.
A 27-year-old stockman sustained serious injuries after he came off his horse at a remote cattle station in Killarney.
A worker at a Fortitude Valley work site in Brisbane’s inner-north has died as a result of a trench collapsing on top of him.
A distress signal was received from a crude oil tanker off Western Australia’s northern coast when a 41-year-old was reportedly missing after falling overboard Sunday morning.
An incident where a fire destroyed a Currimundi business on Friday morning is being probed.