Mr McCabe said asbestos exposure for the workers was very minimal as it only happened for about five minutes. Mr McCabe also said air monitoring in the property’s perimeter showed no asbestos left the site.
The recognised service facility scheme concluded on 30 June 2015 as a new licensing system begins under Part 9 of the Work Health and Safety (Mines) Regulation 2014.
Paramedics were called to a cotton storage facility; about 101km south of Moree, on Monday morning, following reports a man had been run over by a front end loader.
WorkSafe Victoria is investigating an incident where workers at an automotive workshop in Melbourne’s Brunswick East suburb escaped injury, after the roof of the building collapsed and a wall caved in.
The Gen 6 model utilises infrared technology with remote programming capabilities, which eliminates the need for ladders to commission and maintain detectors.
The summary will be released every Wednesday on the department’s website.
The Awards attracted the highest number of entries since it started in 2004, with 25 finalists selected from more than 200 entries submitted by businesses and individuals across the State.
New research by the University of Adelaide’s School of Public Health has linked data from worker compensation claims with temperature records and found there was an association between hotter temperatures and an increase in injury claims.
FWC: Unfriending the complainant shows “a lack of emotional maturity and is indicative of unreasonable behaviour”.
More than a thousand construction workers walked off the job at a new hospital in Kawana due to safety concerns.
A dairy company was fined $40,000 in the Colac Magistrates’ Court last month for allowing its workers to operate quad bikes with defective brakes.
The inspection program will focus on several areas, including cleaners in shopping centres and carpet cleaners.
A man has been crushed to death in an incident involving a prime mover in Renmark North on Thursday afternoon.
A man has been killed while working on an ultralight plane in Western Australia, about 72 kilometres south of the Perth.
Workers at a Perth-based factory were evacuated following reports of an explosion on Wednesday afternoon.
A company has been fined $75,000 over an incident in 2013 that resulted to the amputation of a young worker’s leg.
The new version follows a new, higher level structure to make it easier to use in conjunction with other management system standards, with increased importance given to risk.
A culture of discrimination, bullying and harassment among surgeons has been revealed in a recent report from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
October is Safe Work Month in the Northern Territory. The month is an opportunity for businesses and workers to raise awareness of health and safety in their workplace and provides access to a range of specialist seminars and workshops to support local employers and workers.
A Queensland man is nursing serious burn injuries after the tank he was working on exploded.
Hundreds of people gathered at Mount Morgan Mine site to remember more than 1,500 workers killed over almost 200 years of mining.