People who have died in workplace-related incidents were honoured in a tree-planting activity at the Bonython Park memorial forest. ABC reported on Thursday that thirteen of the trees planted were dedicated to workers who died in workplace incidents in 2014, while five were planted for those who died during the past years. The Deceased Workers’ …
A man has been electrocuted on a work site on Brickworks Court in Mackay on Thursday morning.
Queensland rugby league legend Trevor Gillmeister is this year’s Asbestos Awareness Ambassador. Gillmeister will play a significant role in raising awareness of the need to manage asbestos safely within the industry and the community. The former rugby league continues his father’s fight to warn people of the dangers of asbestos: ‘as tough as you think …
A study undertaken by the UNSW’s School of Public Health and Community Medicine has found that the use of cloth masks by healthcare workers increases the risk of respiratory illness and viral infections, and should hence be discouraged.
A Perth-based company has been fined $120,000 following a December 2011 incident that claimed the life of a worker.
Nominations are now being accepted for this year’s Queensland Safe Work and Return to Work Awards, which highlights outstanding innovations and success in work health and safety and rehabilitation and return to work.
A mining company has been fined $75,000 for failing to provide a safe working environment after three workers were seriously injured at a Western Australian mine in January 2012.
A worker has died after falling from a Sydney building on Monday morning.
An iron ore company pleaded guilty to failing to provide a safe working environment for its workers, following a man’s death at a mine in Western Australia.
Victorian workers who died in work-related deaths in the past 12 months were honoured on Tuesday during the Workers Memorial Day.
WorkCover NSW has recently released a safety alert to highlight the risks associated with storage and handling of glass sheets.
A waste recycling company based in Melbourne was convicted and fined $450,000 over the death of a worker who was struck by a bucket of a front-end loader.
The use of quad bikes as a mode of transport on Australian farms is once again in the spotlight, with statistics showing six Australians have been killed in quad bike related incidents since the beginning of this year.
Emergency Services were called to Sydney’s Warringah Road and Wakehurst Parkway after a cement truck caught fire Thursday morning.
A Melbourne-based food company has been fined $60,000 following a December 2013 workplace incident in which an employee had his arm severed.
A truck transporting cotton figured in a traffic incident, rolling over at the Cecil Plains Friday morning.
A truck driver was killed after figuring in a fatal road crash near Macalister late Saturday night.
A B-double truck rolled and crashed into trees, killing two people on the Bruce Highway north Queensland early Wednesday morning.
Two workers have been hospitalised with severe burns following a huge blaze at a factory in the south-west region of Sydney on Friday afternoon.
A female truck driver was injured after her vehicle which was transporting thousands of chickens rolled on Port Wakefield Road near Lower Light, just north of Adelaide early Wednesday morning.
A man has been killed in a cross-loading incident in South west Queensland.