WorkCover NSW is now accepting nominations for this year’s SafeWork Awards.
A heavy freight operator was slapped with a $90,000 fine on Thursday over an October 2011 workplace incident.
WorkCover NSW safety inspectors now have the authority to issue on the spot fines to individuals or businesses undertaking unlicensed asbestos removal work.
Sixteen new WorkSafe recruits have started a fourteen-week training course for their new roles as WorkSafe inspectors.
A coal mine worker was said to have been killed in Dawson mine near Moura, about 180 kilometres south-west of Rockhampton early Monday morning.
The New South Wales District Court has found Bulga Coal guilty of safety breaches after an underground worker was injured in 2010.
EnergySafety have issued new safety measures after two people have died and several others critically injured when a power transformer exploded at the Morley Galleria shopping centre in Perth.
New South Wales Federal Court on Thursday has reportedly fined a heavy freight operator $90,000 after it was found guilty of breaching the Work Health and Safety Act in relation to a 2011 workplace incident.
A man has been taken to the Royal Melbourne Hospital with facial injuries following a workplace incident at a factory in New Gisborne on Thursday afternoon.
A second worker has been killed in as many days after being struck by an excavator at an automotive business yard in South Australia. Emergency services received information about the incident shortly before 8.am Thursday, and by the time they arrived at the scene, the man had already died. Police will prepare a report for …
Figures from Safe Work Australia show as at 10 February 2015, 16 Australian workers have been killed while at work.
As grape harvest season in regional Victoria intensifies, WorkSafe Victoria is encouraging farms and vineyards to examine their safety systems and machine guarding to ensure safety.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) is seeking feedback on proposed national policy changes to improve the roadworthiness of the heavy vehicles.
South Australia records its first workplace fatality this year with the death of a man after a rock fall underground at a mine site in Roxby Downs.
NSW workplaces made a pledge to support healthier lifestyles by supporting a new workplace health service, Get Healthy at Work.
The Bunbury Magistrates Court has fined a local electrical contracting company and one of its employees a total of $44,800, following a 2013 incident, where an 18-year-old trades assistant was electrocuted while working on a roof.
Following two recent serious trench collapse incidents, WorkCover NSW is reminding workers and businesses about the dangers of excavation work.
A farmer has been killed after his quad bike rolled in Tallandoon in north eastern Victoria. The 68-year-old man is believed to have been rounding up cattle when the incident occurred.
A young lad had reportedly died after falling from a crane into Sydney Harbour early Thursday morning.
Temperatures in South Australia are expected to rise this weekend prompting SafeWork SA to issue a reminder to employers and workers on the need to take appropriate measures to deal with the effects of excessive heat in the workplace.
Statistics from Safe Work Australia show there were 16 work-related notifiable fatalities during the month of October 2014.