All operating processes at Anglo American Grasstree mine in central Queensland will be reviewed before work resumes following last week’s incident where a mine worker was killed after a wall collapsed on him.
A man believed to be in his 50s died after he fell five metres through a fiberglass sheet at a Cairns business Wednesday night.
The six existing set of regulations that guide the handling of dangerous goods in Western Australian will soon be consolidated into one in far-reaching reforms aimed at enhancing safety, Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Marmion has announced.
WorkSafe will conduct a Harmonious workplaces information sessions early next year. Justine McGillivray and Helen Mott, Senior Inspectors/Scientific Officers with the Human Factors and Ergonomics team at WorkSafe Division of the Department of Commerce.
An incident that resulted to a serious injury of a young construction worker, who fell down a shaft in the Nishi building in 2012, could lead into an unprecedented fine of $1.5 million if the worker’s company is found guilty.
WorkCover is investigating a quad bike-related incident in northeast Victoria that left a woman in hospital with serious facial and back injuries. The incident occurred on Sunday morning at a property in Wodonga, approximately 300 kilometres north-east of Melbourne. According to reports, the woman was riding through long grass when she struck a mound and …
A new report reveals that almost half (45%) of Queensland workers’ compensation claims in the accommodation and food services industry came from injured young workers.
A mine worker has been killed after a wall collapsed on him at an underground mine in central Queensland. This is the second time a worker has lost his life at the site this year.
Work Cover is reminding hotel and club employers and workers to be careful when using beer keg delivery systems and to closely follow manufacturers’ instructions during the festive season.
An ammonia gas leak has left a man in hospital and forced evacuation at a refrigeration business in the Perth suburb of Hazelmere.
The South Australia Police together with SafeWork SA and the Country Fire Service will be looking into the incident that claimed the life of a volunteer firefighter recently.
Less than 48 hours after a farmer was killed in a tractor-related incident in southern NSW, another farmer has lost his life after being run over by a tractor in south east Queensland.
A farmer has been killed after being trapped under a tractor at a rural property in southern NSW.
A baby boy who was hit by a forklift driven by his father at Geelong’s southeast suburb of Moolap has died in hospital.
Workplace Health and Safety is investigating the death of a 20-year old man who was trapped and crushed to death while dismantling a merry-go-round at a Carols by Candlelight event in Ipswich.
A car company has been fined $33,000 plus costs after a worker sustained serious burns in a workplace incident in October 2012.
Following a workplace incident where a Virgin Tech employee injured his neck in May last year, Work Safe ACT has accepted an enforceable undertaking from Virgin Tech, part of Virgin Australia Group, requiring it to spend $625,000 on a number of strategies to enhance workplace health and safety procedures, Attorney-General, Simon Corbell, has announced.
A man who was working on a roof at King Island Airport has died after falling more than five metres to the ground.
A council employee in NSW has been hospitalised after suffering an electric shock when he came into contact with fallen power lines near a sewerage treatment plant.
A new report on the attitudes of Australian workers towards acceptance of risk taking and rule breaking in the workplace as measured by the Perception of Work Health and Safety Survey 2012-13 is now available.
Victorian WorkCover Authority are encouraging builders and site supervisors to give special attention in securing their sites for the Christmas break.