Latest figures from Safe Work Australia show a total of 129 workers have been killed on the job so far this year.
A marble and granite distributor has been convicted and fined $90,000 after a storeman was crushed under slabs of porcelains on February 8, 2016, leaving him a quadriplegic.
NSW workplaces are warned about a dodgy emergency escape breathing device due to serious safety concerns.
Occupation related asthma accounts for at least 200 workers’ compensation claims per year in Australia.
WorkSafe has renewed its plea to the farming community to make safety a priority after a man died on a cattle property at Yarck, about 135km north of Melbourne.
The winners of the 2017 WorkSafe Awards were named at a gala ceremony attended by 450 people at the Crown Palladium in Melbourne on Thursday night.
The annual Injury Prevention and Return to Work Conference in Brisbane held in Brisbane showcased the latest research and developments in work health and safety and return to work.
State parliament passed new industrial manslaughter laws this month following the Dreamworld incident in 2016.
A construction company has been fined $24,000 for allowing a crane to operate near high voltage powerlines without carrying out the proper pre-work safety assessment.
The NSW Government has today released the most comprehensive research ever conducted about mental health in NSW workplaces.
WorkCover WA will hold a seminar on Tuesday 14 November 2017 at WorkCover WA to provide an introduction to the workers’ compensation scheme in Western Australia.
Winners of this year’s Queensland Safe Work and Return to Work Awards have been announced.
Following an incident this month, in which a worker was killed when he was pinned between a cane haul out vehicle and a fuel tanker trailer, Workplace Health, and Safety Queensland issued a safety reminder to prevent a similar incident.
WA Health Minister Roger Cook will write to 44,000 health staff to launch a new employee engagement process.
An investigation has been launched after the death of a Perth worker on Friday afternoon.
It is estimated that more than 230 lung cancer cases in Australia each year are caused by exposure to silica dust in the workplace.
A new asbestos guide for people living and working in the rural and regional NSW has been launched by the NSW Government today.
Minister for Workplace Safety and Industrial Relations, Rachel Stephen-Smith and Minister for Regulatory Services Gordon Ramsay said, there would be no zero tolerance for people and companies who cut corners by installing unsafe scaffolding.
A new program which aims to improve mental health and tackle suicide in the energy sector has been launched today.
Harvest is underway in regional NSW and Essential Energy is advising farmers and their contractors to remain vigilant around electrical infrastructure.
Figures from Safe Work Australia show agriculture is still one of the most dangerous workplaces, with 44 fatalities in 2016.