Two companies were fined a total of $1.5 million in the Supreme Court last week over a workplace fatality at a Melbourne construction site in 2011.
SafeWork NSW will host a free event next week in Ballina to help small businesses learn more about improving work health and safety and recovery.
People who commute to work via cycling or walking have lesser body fat percentage and body mass index than those who commute via car, a new study reveals.
WorkSafe Victoria is investigating after a man was killed in a workplace incident in Northern Victoria.
Now on its 24th year, the awards program aims to recognise people and organisation which advocates work health and safety as a cornerstone of elite business performance.
Safe Work Australia is partnering with Good Design Australia to present the Safe Work Australia Award for Good Design, as part of the 2016 Good Design Awards.
The new campaign will highlight the sector’s deadly toll and urge farmers to reduce workplace risks by thinking about safety before beginning a task or project.
The current AgForce president Grant Maudsley, became a strong advocate of ‘age appropriate riders on quad bikes’ after his nine-year-old son was involved in a quad bike incident on the family’s cattle property, Nalpa Downs, outside Mitchell in western Queensland.
A pilot was taken to hospital with minor injuries after crashing his light plane in southern Queensland.
A man was taken to hospital after his quad bike fell on him near Pine Creek on Monday afternoon.
UTS engineers were able to develop CROC, the world’s first autonomous robot inspired by the movement of an inchworm and is now used for steel bridge inspection.
Effective management approach to employee health, safety and productivity has been shown to improve the efficiency of older workers.
beyondblue has recently conducted a national conference for leaders of Australia’s first responder agencies to discuss mental health and suicide risks faced by workers.
Sit-stand desks have gained popularity especially among sedentary workers as it is believed to improve health, but a new study conducted by Cochrane researchers says its benefits are very uncertain.
A project aimed at establishing a memorial wall paying tribute to volunteer firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty has secured funding through the South Australian government’s innovative Fund My Idea grants program.
A woman has been airlifted to hospital after being kicked by a cow on a property north of Murgon on Friday morning.
A man has died after the helicopter he was piloting reportedly clipped powerlines and crashed into a sugarcane farm in central Queensland.
A man is in critical condition after falling from a roof and through a skylight to the concrete in Western Sydney Tuesday afternoon.
The Transport Workers Union urged the Government to respond to claims of abuse of employees in an airline company after it was given access to domestic Australian airspace.
An inspection program targeting construction sites in Perth’s southern suburbs has found a high level of compliance in training and licensing, but has raised concerns over the testing and tagging of portable electrical items.
Auditor-General’s report: Health sector fails to effectively manage workplace bullying and harassment
Many workers in the health sector are at risk of being bullied and harassed due to the health sector’s lack of leadership and positive workplace culture, an audit has found.