Man injured in grinder incident

Reported by Stephen | 30 Nov, 2016

A man was taken to hospital Monday afternoon after an incident with a grinder in New South Wales.


Man killed by falling tree branch

Reported by Stephen | 29 Nov, 2016

A man has died after being struck by a falling tree branch on the far north-west coast of Tasmania on Sunday afternoon.


Safety blitz to target demolition sites in Victoria

Reported by Stephen | 28 Nov, 2016

WorkSafe Victoria is continuing its efforts to reduce work-related injuries and fatalities by focusing on dangerous and sub-standard demolition work across the state.


Truck drivers and machinery operators warned about powerlines

Reported by Stephen | 24 Nov, 2016

A spike in tipper trucks coming into contact with powerlines across New South Wales has prompted Essential Energy to issue a reminder to truck drivers and machinery operators to take extra care around the electricity network.


2016 Release Plumbing SWMS

Reported by Monica | 24 Nov, 2016

Six new release safe work method statements (SWMS) in our updated 2016 template have just been released. These plumbing related SWMS cover the general hazards and controls associated with various plumbing tasks from pump and valve installation, water jetter, roughins plus more. Each SWMS is pre-filled, with generic hazards and control measures, and assesses the …


CASA safety briefing for Bairnsdale pilots

Reported by Stephen | 22 Nov, 2016

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) will hold a safety briefing for local pilots in Bairnsdale on Thursday Nov 24th at Bairnsdale Sporting and Convention Centre.


Man injured in quad bike incident

Reported by Stephen | 22 Nov, 2016

A man is recovering in hospital after suffering serious injuries in an incident involving a quad bike in south east Queensland.


Beat The Heat: Summer Safety Tips for Workers

Reported by Monica | 22 Nov, 2016

The warmer months are now upon us and with the hot weather comes an increased risk of heat-related illnesses such as heat stress and heat stroke occurring. Did you know! Workers in extremely hot environments can lose up to a litre of fluid every hour Heatstroke is fatal in up to 80% of cases Heat …


Roof fall ends in airlift

Reported by Stephen | 21 Nov, 2016

The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was called to a property south of Bundaberg on Thursday night to airlift a man who had fallen almost four metres through the roof of a pergola.


Safe Work Australia advise during National Asbestos Awareness Week

Reported by Stephen | 21 Nov, 2016

This week (21–25 November) is National Asbestos Awareness Week and Safe Work Australia is reminding employers and workers that it is important to know what asbestos is, how to manage, control and remove it safely before conduction any construction work.