WorkCover Queensland has released an enhanced version of the Worker Assist mobile app, an app launched in August 2014 which helps injured workers track the progress of their worker’s compensation claim in real time.
A training exercise staged at Majura on Wednesday morning has improved capacity in WorkSafe ACT whilst boosting cooperation between the organisation and the ACT’s emergency services, Attorney-General, Simon Corbell says
A Western Australian parliamentary committee is set to give its interim findings from an investigation into the mental health of Fly-in, Fly-out (FIFO) workers.
A garden fertiliser company has been fined $100,000 following a 2012 workplace incident at its Perth-based premises.
A worker is nursing serious crush injuries following a workplace incident. According to reports, the man was working on an elevated platform at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital construction site when the incident occurred.
Safe Work Australia has recently released three reports, which look into exposures to carcinogens (Lead and lead compounds, formaldehyde, Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons)
As Asbestos Awareness Week begins this week, a new website with easy to access information on asbestos has been launched.
WorkCover Queensland is visiting employers in Cairn this month to raise awareness on the importance of properly covering workers for workplace injury.
WorkSafe will hold free information sessions across the State on the new national workplace health and safety laws, visiting regional centres in December.
Electrical Trades Union South West organiser Dan McGaw says the number of suicide deaths among fly in fly out (FIFO) workers in the Surat Basin has reached a “disgraceful” level.
With high temperatures expected to continue for the next few days, the Electrical Trades Union is warning outdoor workers about the various risks of working in extreme heat.
Police have launched investigations into the death of a coal seam gas worker at the APLNG Reedy Creek camp near Yuleba, east of Roma last week.
The family of a worker killed last month at a construction site in Kilburn north of Adelaide says they were kept in the dark over plans to construct a memorial plaque at the site.
A recent coronial inquest on quad bikes has revealed that one in five people killed in a quad bike incident in Australia is a child.
The first International Conference on Asbestos Awareness and Management conference sponsored by the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency on 17-18 November was a great success.
Work at the International Convention Centre at Darling Harbour came to a halt after more than 40 electricians refused to do non-emergency work citing a potentially fatal electrical safety breach.
A man has been taken to hospital with severe injuries after his hand became trapped under a windmill at a property in Queensland.
A man who fell 2 metres at a New South Wales construction site is fighting for his life in hospital.
Safe Work Australia’s monthly notifiable fatalities report shows 28 Australian workers were killed while at work during the month of August this year.
The court has finally handed down its decision and fined Grocon Company $250,000 over the fatal Carlton wall collapse in Melbourne CBD wall which claimed the lives of three people last year.
WorkCover NSW is calling on construction workers and businesses to prioritise safety following recent incidents in the construction industry.