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.
A safety inspection will target companies storing dangerous goods in the coming months.
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.
The CQR health revealed that the recent mining slump and unstable economic climate caused severe physical and mental impact on industry workers.
In Toowoomba, four workers were killed and 1575 were hurt while on the job in a span of two years.
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.
A man who was mustering cattle on horseback was airlifted to hospital with a leg injury after being struck by a tree branch in Queensland.
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.
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.
A recent study from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health reveals that electronics recycling (E-waste) can be a source of work exposures as well as “take-home exposures”.
China’s head of State Administration of Work Safety has been sacked, following the Tianjin blast which killed more than 100 people this month.
A Sydney service station operator has been fined $85,000 for violating the OHS Act after a dangerous gas fire broke out at the service station.
Panelists needed for research project on developing mental health first aid guidelines for workplaces
Once developed, these guidelines will guide workplaces on giving appropriate support to workers who suffer from mental health problems or are experiencing mental health crisis.
WorkSafe WA will carry out the program with the main objective of raising awareness on how noise hazards should be assessed and controlled.
A spike in work-related fatalities in Western Australia has been blamed on reduced funding to the activities of WorkSafe.
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.
VicRoads will install radar-based reverse braking technology to its road maintenance fleet.
A new analysis of serious mining injuries will help safety authorities to better understand injury risks and causes in Western Australian mines.
An industrial psychologist believes taking pride in safety milestones may partly be the reason in the rising number of workplace-related deaths in the Queensland mining industry.
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.
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.