Another case of black lung disease has been confirmed in Queensland.
The consultation period for the draft horse industry Code of Practice has been extended to until 28 August.
A new Bill brings the maximum penalty to 20,000 penalty units for body corporates found to have behaved recklessly and endanger or may endanger people in a workplace.
Safe Work Australia has released the January 2016 Notifiable Fatalities Monthly Report. The report shows the number of work-related fatalities that occurred in January 2016.
Good work health and safety practice is essential to ensuring workers’ safety in farms.
WorkSafe Victoria encourages individuals and businesses to submit their nominations for the 2016 WorkSafe Victoria Awards before it closes on Thursday, 30 June.
Safety issues relating to mobile plant and the movement of mobile plant in retail and transport workplaces in Western Australia will be the focus of an upcoming WorkSafe proactive inspection program.
A man has been injured in an incident involving a ride-on lawn mower in Queensland.
A union is urging the NSW Government to act on safety issues in the tip truck industry.
The transport, postal and warehousing sector employs approximately 628,600 persons, this account for around 5.3% of the total Australian workforce.
Ambulance Tasmania fears assaults against paramedics will continue to rise.
Emergency services were called to a worksite, west of Berkeley, on Friday morning after a man reportedly became trapped between steel beams.
A farmer was fatally injured on Sunday due to a quad bike crash at his property in Pomborneit, Victoria.
Workers in the manufacturing industry face many safety risks due to the nature of their job. Statistics from SafeWork Australia show the industry recorded 10 fatalities in 2015.
A man was taken to hospital by ambulance paramedics after a chainsaw incident in Central Queensland on Thursday morning.
NT WorkSafe will receive a funding boost to continue its programs including Small Business Safety Advisors Program as well as other programs aimed at improving work health and safety in the Northern Territory using revenue generated through insurers.
A South Burnett man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a horse fall incident.
A car auctioneer in Sydney has been fined $255,000 for breaching sections 32/19(1) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 for failing to ensure the health and safety of workers over an incident in which a forklift operator was fatally injured while unloading a truck at Milperra in 2013.
A builder was convicted and fined $25,000 and costs of $4,000 today for breaching the OHS Act 2004 in relation to an incident in 2014 where a plasterer suffered severe spinal injuries and a fractured skull after falling from a work platform.
All vehicles, mobile plant or other mobile equipment have the capacity to cause harm to people or damage property. Vehicles entering, exiting and moving around construction sites are hazards that have the potential to cause injury or death, not only to construction workers but pedestrians who are members of the public.
The Queensland Government will invest on a Townsville-based tech firm which has developed a way of using mobile phones to make travel between job sites safer.