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.

Mining - Replacement of Ground Engaging Tools SWMS_200x200px

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.