A Sydney-based engineering firm has been fined $150,000 after a worker lost part of his foot when a steel beam weighing more than half a tonne fell on him.
WorkSafe inspectors carried out the inspection across Western Australia during the 2014/15 financial year resulting to the issuance of 376 notices.
Rehabilitation and work safety innovation were highlighted during the recently held Queensland Safe Work and Return to Work Awards.
Winners of the annual SafeWork NSW Awards were honoured during a ceremony in Sydney on Thursday for their dedication to reducing workplace injury rates in the state.
Safe Work Australia has released the Work-related Traumatic Injury Fatalities, Australia 2014 report. The report was released by the Minister for Employment, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash on Thursday morning.
Yass businesses will benefit from free advice as SafeWork NSW takes its Safer Communities, Safer Towns campaign to the region next month.
Winners of the 2015 WorkSafe Awards have been announced during a special ceremony at the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre on Wednesday, 28 October.
A film commissioned by NT WorkSafe focusing on safety in the crocodile industry will close the month long Virtual Seminar Series as part of the Safe Work Month celebration.
Most common causes of injury during summer months include stressing, slips, trips and falls, being hit by moving objects, and stress.
Winners of the 20th WorkSafe Tasmania Awards 2015 have been recognised during a gala presentation dinner at Blundstone Arena Function Centre on Saturday, 24 October.
National Asbestos Awareness Month is once again this November and as part of the events around the country, the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency is holding the second International Conference on Asbestos Awareness and Management.
Workplace Health and Safety is investigating an incident where a man died after reportedly being trapped in his burning car during a controlled-vegetation burn, south of Townsville, on Tuesday morning.
A 31-year-old man died on Tuesday afternoon after a cement kiln exploded in central Queensland.
A new data released by the Bureau of Statistics shows those miners in the country work longer as compared to any industry in Australia.
Last year’s winner of the Workplace Participation Reward and National Safe Work Month Ambassador, Dennis Howe proved that prioritising safety can be beneficial to businesses.
The Perth-based scaffolder pleaded guilty to failing to take reasonable care to ensure the safety of another person and was fined in the Fremantle Magistrates Court last week.
A farmer has died on Monday when he was crushed between a utility vehicle and a pole at Princetown, in Victoria.
The recent suicide of a police officer in Melbourne prompted discussions on suicide in the workplace and what can be done to help people who may be at risk.
The Live Well Farm Well pilot program commenced more than two years ago on Cassowary Coast banana farms and it has so far been effective in promoting a healthy lifestyle among farmers and farm workers.
A shopping centre company has launched their Safety Week campaign on Monday, 26 October to Friday 30 October at all Westfields Centres across Queensland.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is partnering with Cairns Airport to celebrate Airport Safety Week this Safe Work Month.