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Proactive inspection on safety of store-based retailing

Reported by Haydee | 29 Nov, 2017

WorkSafe WA will conduct a proactive inspection campaign soon focusing on other store-based retailing outlets to improve safety within the industry. Inspectors will visit other store-based outlets to identify common safety risks and provide employers with information on how to comply with Occupational Safety and Health requirements.

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Excavator incident prompts safety alert

Reported by Haydee | 27 Nov, 2017

An excavator incident has prompted WorkSafe New Zealand to release a safety alert on managing ground instability hazards.

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Asbestos Awareness Month

Reported by Haydee | 27 Nov, 2017

November is Asbestos Awareness Month and is an important time to raise awareness of how to work safely with asbestos and know the law on asbestos safety.

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Woman struck by tree at Gympie farm

Reported by Stephen | 27 Nov, 2017

A 58-year-old woman was flown to a Brisbane hospital after she was struck by a tree north of Brisbane Friday.

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Forklift incident lands man in hospital

Reported by Stephen | 24 Nov, 2017

Paramedics were called to a property in central Queensland following reports of a forklift incident on Wednesday night.

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Worker death toll mounts

Reported by Stephen | 23 Nov, 2017

Latest Safe Work Australia figures show 151 Australian workers have been killed at work so far this year.