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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.