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Awards granted to fund projects for work safety of women

Reported by Haydee | 31 Aug, 2015

The Honourable Hieu Van Le AO, Governor of South Australia has recently hosted a reception to present two $10,000 Augusta Zadow Awards to fund projects aimed at improving the safety and health of women in workplaces.

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Mining industry safety highlighted in forum

Reported by Haydee | 31 Aug, 2015

The inaugural Registered Managers Forum was held in Perth on 19 August attracting more than 100 registered managers, quarry managers and operational managers from around Western Australia.

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Is it safe? When are structures safe enough? – industry forum

Reported by Stephen | 31 Aug, 2015

This inaugural forum focuses on the importance of adopting a risk-based approach to controlling exposure to hazards at all stages of the life cycle of plant structures – design, construction, operation and demolition.

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Boggabri mine worker death report released

Reported by Stephen | 31 Aug, 2015

The NSW Department of Industry Mine Safety has released a report into the death of a rigger at Boggabri Coal Mine in May last year.

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Drilling company found guilty over workplace deaths

Reported by Stephen | 31 Aug, 2015

An Australian drilling company has pleaded guilty to failing to provide a safe working environment, following an August 2012 incident where two workers, who were operating heavy machinery, were killed when part of a drill dislodged.

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Trucking company boss jailed over death of truck driver

Reported by Stephen | 26 Aug, 2015

The owner of a South Australian trucking company has been jailed for twelve and a half years for failing to repair his vehicle’s brakes, thus causing the death of one of his drivers.

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Risk Management Workshop

Reported by Stephen | 24 Aug, 2015

Effective risk management is essential to your safety and the safety of those you work with. It is a key requirement of work health and safety legislation and lies at the core of a business’ safety obligations.

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Quad bike rollover leaves man in hospital

Reported by Stephen | 24 Aug, 2015

A 32-year-old man with head injuries was transported to hospital in a serious condition after the quad bike he was riding rolled in northern New South Wales.