The Queensland Government will be implementing Australia’s first whole-of-government Drones Strategy to address the business opportunities and regulatory challenges for the industry.
More than a thousand of SA businesses are now taking advantage of SafeWork’s educator arm for assistance, as shown in new figures released by the workplace regulator.
A man in his 60s suffered a serious leg injury after he fell from a ladder in north east New South Wales Tuesday morning.
More than one thousand businesses have turned to SafeWork SA’s new educator arm for assistance in just over a year, according to figures released by the safety regulator.
In line with Brenniston’s “National Check Your First Aid Kit Day” on the 1st of September, the first aid supplier is urging workplaces to check and refresh their first aid kits.
Several businesses from across the North West in NSW participated in SafeWork NSW’s Mentor Program in Tamworth on Tuesday.
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.
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.
NSW Ambulance has issued a warning about the dangers of lawn mowers following a spate of work injuries across the state.
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.
According to the Australian Red Cross, only 13 percent of Australian workplaces are compliant with the First Aid national code of practice, while over 65 percent of Australian employers are unaware of their First Aid obligations.
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.
Following recent incidents of machinery contacting underground electrical cables, Essential Energy is reminding tradespeople and contractors to contact the Dial Before You Dig national referral service before excavating.
A man has been airlifted from a central Queensland property after being kicked in the face by a bull.
The Queensland Government has recently passed new chain of responsibility laws for dangerous building products.
Penalties for workplace safety offences will soon increase in Western Australia to bring WA into line with other states and ensure penalties reflect the importance of a safe workplace.
Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston opened the Registered Managers Forum at the Pan Pacific Perth on Friday.
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.
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.
WorkSafe WA will soon start an inspection program to evaluate the management of violence and aggression in residential aged care facilities.
Work safety inspectors will focus on the risks of structural collapse during construction work as part of a safety blitz following a spate of safety incidents for the past months.