Speakers for Safe Work Month 2015

Reported by Haydee | 26 Feb, 2015

Workplace Health and safety Queensland is seeking safety speakers for Safe Work Month to be held on October.


Worker injured in quad bike crash

Reported by Stephen | 25 Feb, 2015

A cattle station worker has been seriously injured following a quad bike crash in southern Queensland.


Small business safety page launched

Reported by Haydee | 24 Feb, 2015

A new online assistance program to help small businesses comply with their workplace safety and health obligation s have been launched on Monday.


Farm owner fined for worker’s burn injuries

Reported by Haydee | 23 Feb, 2015

A mushroom farm owner was fined $50,000 in Bendigo Magistrates court last month over a gas explosion incident that resulted to a worker’s serious burn injuries.


Man crushed to death in workplace incident

Reported by Stephen | 23 Feb, 2015

Workplace Health and Safety is investigating a workplace incident that claimed the life of a man at a Townsville-based company on Friday morning.


Victorian construction worker killed

Reported by Stephen | 23 Feb, 2015

A construction worker has been killed after he reportedly fell from part of a construction at Melbourne’s Fitzroy North suburb, about 4 km north-east of Melbourne’s Central Business District.

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Boy injured after being trapped under quad bike

Reported by Stephen | 23 Feb, 2015

Less than four days after a man was taken to hospital after rolling his quad bike in northern New South Wales, a nine-year-old boy has been hospitalised with suspected head and chest injuries after being trapped under a quad bike at a remote property, north-west of Queensland.

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Man airlifted after quad bike rollover

Reported by Stephen | 20 Feb, 2015

A man has been airlifted to hospital with suspected spinal injuries after rolling his quad bike in northern New South Wales, approximately 14 kilometres north north-west of Deepwater.

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Personal Injury Management Scholarships

Reported by Haydee | 20 Feb, 2015

WorkCover NSW has awarded five insurance industry professionals with scholarships in the 2015 round of the Personal Injury Management Scholarship Program.


Worker awarded more than 7 million for crush injuries

Reported by Haydee | 20 Feb, 2015

New York – The State Supreme Court has awarded a man who suffered severe leg injuries while working on a window and door project at a community college in Niagara Country more than 7.2 million in damages after a nonjury trial.

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WA company fined $75,000 over worker injury

Reported by Stephen | 19 Feb, 2015

The Fremantle Magistrates Court has fined a Perth-based steel fabrication business $75,000 over an October 2011 incident in which a contractor was seriously injured when a crane struck a scissor-lift on which he was working.


Severe lightning storm, a risk to operators of dangerous goods

Reported by Haydee | 18 Feb, 2015

Severe lighting storms can be a safety threat to operators of flammable dangerous goods and explosives. The Department of Mines and Petroleums (DMP) said, lighting can be a potential ignition source for flammable dangerous good and explosives.