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Man hospitalised after tree mulcher incident

Reported by Stephen | 30 Mar, 2015

A man has been taken to hospital with serious crush injuries to his leg, following a fatal tree mulcher incident in Jabiru, 253 kilometres southeast of Darwin.


Man killed in work-related incident at Spencer Gulf

Reported by Stephen | 30 Mar, 2015

SafeWork SA is conducting an investigation into a work-related incident where a man died after falling from a prawn trawler in Spencer Gulf, off the South Australian coast near Corny Point on Thursday night.


WorkSafe Queensland offers tips in ensuring safety of older workers

Reported by Haydee | 30 Mar, 2015

The workforce participation of people aged 65 and up will increase from 12.9 percent in 2014-15 to 17.3 percent in 2054-55, according to the 2015 Intergenerational Report released by the Australian Government. The country’s ageing workforce is encouraged to remain in the workforce longer to ensure the supply of workers to prevent a shortfall in …


Excavator crushes man to death

Reported by Stephen | 27 Mar, 2015

A man has been killed in South East Queensland, about 30km south-east of Brisbane, after the excavator he was driving overturned and landed on his chest.


Independent review on neurotrauma program reveals positive results

Reported by Haydee | 26 Mar, 2015

An independent review into the Neurotrauma Research Program reveals the benefits it can provide to Victorians with brain and spinal cord injuries. The review also found that the program has the potential to save millions of dollars in government expenditures.


Man injured after fall from house window

Reported by Stephen | 26 Mar, 2015

A man was taken to hospital with minor injuries after falling from the upstairs window of a house while fixing flyscreens.


Majority of Mackay businesses have right level of accident insurance cover

Reported by Haydee | 25 Mar, 2015

Majority of Mackay businesses have the right level of workers’ compensation insurance for their employees, This was revealed during a recent visit by WorkCover Queensland to more than 100 employers in Mackay. The visit was done to make sure that they are correctly covering their workers against workplace injuries.


Work Health and Safety Handbook for NT Seafood Industry

Reported by Haydee | 25 Mar, 2015

NT WorkSafe in collaboration with the Northern Territory Seafood Council produced a new guide to assist the industry in understanding and managing their work health and safety requirements.