WorkCover NSW today launches a safety program targeting construction sites across the city with the aim of preventing major incidents like the Barangaroo fire which happened earlier this year.
WorkSafe Act’s Healthier Work service hosted its second networking breakfast for the members of the Canberra business community.
WorkCover NSW is reminding everyone to always follow manufacturer’s instructions when using portable beer keg system following the rupture of a gas-pressurised keg on October 10 which left a 23-year old man injured severely.
California, USA – A pool worker was awarded $6.7 million after he suffered severe burns while at work.
Sitting down all day is really, really bad for you. It’s something we’ve heard about for a while, but recent studies have confirmed that sitting down can reduce your lifespan while increasing the risk of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.
A company was fined $27,000 plus costs after failing to take reasonable care when installing and mounting bedside computer monitors at the Port Augusta Hospital. The incident happened in June 2012. A patient at the hospital sustained injury to his legs when the bedside monitor fell on him. Investigations revealed that the monitor was not …
Transafe WA will hold its first regional Road Transport Industry Safety Forum in Geraldton on Monday 24 November 2014.
A company in South Australia was fined $48,000 plus costs after a worker sustained severe crush injuries and multiple leg fractures from a workplace incident. The company was prosecuted for failing to provide and maintain plant in a safe condition having failed to adequately guard a paver stacking machine. The workers was operating the paver …
Cancer can be prevented and Australian workplaces can contribute to ensuring that the risk for this disease will be reduced. Cancer Council Queensland’s QUEST, a free, innovative online program aims to help people make healthy choice the easy choice. QUEST stands for Q-Quit smoking, U-Understand your body and get checked, E-Eat healthily and drink less …
A 24-year-old man has suffered severe head and neck injuries after he fell on concrete at a cattle property in Southeast Queensland.
In a bid to curb road incidents especially down the South Eastern Freeway, the South Australian Road Transport Association or SARTA calls on business owners to brief their drivers on road safety.
An investigation is underway to establish the cause of a blaze that razed a metal factory in Brisbane’s Runcorn suburbs, about 19km from Brisbane.
A pilot of an ultralight plane has escaped with minor injuries after making an emergency landing in a cane paddock in Central Queensland.
A man who was trapped under a shipping container for several hours has died in hospital on the same day.
Links between workplace health and safety measures and better business performance have been identified in a new report released by the University of Melbourne.
WorkSafe WA is encouraging Western Australians to contribute to the State’s future workplace safety and health system by giving their comment on the draft Work Health and Safety Bill 2014 (the ‘Green Bill’).
Safe Work Australia has recently released an updated worker fatalities report with 140 Australian workers killed at work as at 21 October 2014.
A mining contractor who had earlier pleaded guilty to charges of failing to provide a safe working environment has been fined $115,000.
A construction worker has died after being struck by a truck at a construction site in Kilburn north of Adelaide.
The 5th Annual NT Workplace Health and Safety Conference will be held at Charles Darwin University on 30 October 2014.
Winners of the Return to Work Awards have been announced during the Return to Work Conference Expo on Monday, 20 October.