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Workshop highlights how drones are shaping workplace safety

Reported by Haydee | 30 Aug, 2017

Queensland businesses had the opportunity this week to understand how drones have impacted workplace safety during a workshop where representatives from different industries discussed how they are using the technology to keep their workers safe.

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Mines Safety Roadshows to travel across WA starting October

Reported by Haydee | 30 Aug, 2017

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety’s 13th annual Mines Safety Roadshow is happening in October and November and will raise awareness about mining-related safety and health issues.

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New plan targets mental health issues in the workplace

Reported by Stephen | 30 Aug, 2017

A new strategy being launched today (Tuesday 29 Aug) in front of businesses, academics and non-government organisations (NGOs) aims to address the serious impact of mental health issues in the workplace.

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Crane operator fined over worker’s injury

Reported by Haydee | 29 Aug, 2017

A crane operator and his business partner have been fined $15,000 plus $3,577 in costs after a dogman suffered electrical burns when he operated the crane too close to power lines.

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NSW man injured while working on a vehicle

Reported by Stephen | 28 Aug, 2017

A motor mechanic was flown to John Hunter Hospital after he was injured while working on a vehicle on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales.

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WA mining company fined for near miss

Reported by Stephen | 28 Aug, 2017

A Western Australian mining company has been fined $65,000 after a surveyor nearly reversed his Toyota Land Cruiser into a 19-metre deep open stope at Nickel Mine in the Goldfields on 2 April 2015.