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Tips for safe livestock handling to avoid injury

Reported by Stephen | 29 Aug, 2016

Farm workers are at risk of serious injury or even death when handling livestock. Shearing, dehorning, milking, roping animals, giving vaccination, feeding and loading animals on trucks are some of the tasks performed by livestock handlers. According to Safe Work Australia statistics, over the 10 year period from 2005 – 2014, 36% of injury claims …

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Workplace death toll mounting in 2016

Reported by Stephen | 25 Aug, 2016

Latest figures from Safe Work Australia show 112 Australian workers have been killed at work so far this year.

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Work Health and Safety Roadmap launched

Reported by Haydee | 22 Aug, 2016

SafeWork NSW has today launched a Roadmap for NSW, which aims to enable the continued downward trend in deaths and serious injuries and illnesses in NSW.