A worker has been killed after falling down an elevator shaft near a conveyor belt at BHP Biliton’s Worsley alumina refinery in WA’s south-west.
A bakery in Applecross, Western Australia has been fined $9000 and more than $900 in costs over serious injuries of a worker when he was trapped in a dough mixer.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has recently published a new guide to help small agricultural businesses in fulfilling safety obligations and implementing a simple safety management system.
With recent Safe Work Australia figures showing 129 Australian workers have been killed at work this year, statistics on workplace related injuries in Bundaberg point to a different trend.
An incident where a man died after being struck by a grader at Karatha Airport in Western Australia will be probed by WorkSafe authorities.
A wide load vehicle transporting a house and a car collided at Bruce Highway at Curra, north of Gympie early Friday morning.
Paramedics were on Thursday called to the scene of a chemical spill that left four workers from a Melbourne-based factory in hospital, after they apparently inhaled fumes from the spill.
A workplace incident at Perth’s Kewdale suburb in Western Australia has claimed the life of a man.
An underground mine accident at Warkworth, west of Singleton on Wednesday has left a man with broken toes.
SafeWork SA is encouraging South Australians to be proactive in ensuring work safety by getting involved in Safe Work Week 2014 from 27 to 31 October.
A recent survey conducted by Comcare showed that perceptions of people who suffered work-related injuries, their relationship with their employer as well as their own personal characteristics can influence the length of time they are away from work and the cost of their claims.
The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency has partnered with the Asbestos Diseases Society of South Australia and PEER VET to provide asbestos awareness training for new apprentices in South Australia.
Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Jarrod Bleijie announced on Wednesday the finalists for the 2014 Queensland Safe Work Awards.
A petrol station worker is nursing severe burns to his hands, face, and abdomen following an explosion at a petrol station on the Stuart Highway in the Northern Territory.
A court has fined a wine producer from Pokolbin, north-west of Newcastle $210,000 for violating the Occupational Health and Safety Act, following an explosion that killed a prominent wine maker and a welder six years ago.
A man armed with knives and a wooden pick handle set an officer’s leg on fire after he threw a molotov cocktail at him during an incident at the Brindabella business park in Canberra on Friday afternoon.
The number of injured workers in Victoria has decreased to a new record low, with the number of injury claims per million hours worked falling to 7.37 in 2013/14. This is an improvement of 5 percent compared to the previous year.
Police have linked a recent incident where a worker was found dead in his room at Euromba creek to drugs.
A woman was trapped inside her car after it collided with a truck on Steve Irwin Way early Friday morning.
A spate of recent workplace incidents involving heavy vehicles or trailers in Queensland has prompted the government to release a safety alert.
WorkCover NSW is encouraging all agriculture businesses and workers to visit the Alive and Well stand at Henty Machinery Field Days. Acting General Manager of WorkCover NSW’s Work Health and Safety Division, Peter Dunphy said a video booth will be set up at the Alive and Well stand where farmers could share their views on …