Five winners announced during DMIRS Awards for Excellence

Reported by Haydee | 31 Oct, 2017

Five projects were recognised at the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety Awards for Excellence Ceremony for their exceptional use of innovative thinking, including projects focussing on mental health, worker safety, environmental awareness and mine site rehabilitation.


Man injured after tractor runs him over

Reported by Stephen | 31 Oct, 2017

The operator of a tractor was flown to Royal Melbourne Hospital after he was injured in a farm incident Monday morning, about 7km east of Maryborough.


NSW Safety Award winners announced

Reported by Stephen | 30 Oct, 2017

The winners of this year’s SafeWork NSW Awards have been announced, with top workplaces across the State being recognised for their outstanding commitment to health and safety.


NZ Construction company fined for worker’s fall from height

Reported by Haydee | 26 Oct, 2017

WorkSafe New Zealand reminds employers to ensure their workers are using their health and safety equipment properly after a construction company was prosecuted over the injury of a contractor at a Wellington demolition site in March 2016.


New quad bike safety taskforce established

Reported by Stephen | 26 Oct, 2017

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has formed a taskforce to consider options for improving quad bike vehicle safety under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).