The latest instalment of the Resources Safety Division’s monthly safety and health snapshots focuses on natural hazards.
Safe Work Australia has released the notifiable fatalities July 2017 monthly report.
A new health and safety tool kit developed and endorsed by the New Zealand government has been released to help lift the health and safety performance in workplaces across the country.
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.
The number of quad bike deaths this year has already surpassed the total number of quad bike related fatalities for all of 2016
A new study says noise levels that commuters experience on their trip to school or work are enough to cause long-term hearing loss and other health problems if experienced repeatedly and over long periods of time.
The Electrical Safety Office in Queensland reminds everyone to play it safe when it comes to Christmas lights and to only buy those which meet Australian Standards.
Electrical Safety Office Queensland is issuing a warning to everyone following two recent events where electrical shocks were ignored.
The report was launched by the Chair for the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Council, Diane Smith-Gander at the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Summit in Canberra on Monday.
An excavator incident has prompted WorkSafe New Zealand to release a safety alert on managing ground instability hazards.
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.
WorkCover Queensland, REIQ partnership aims to raise awareness on the importance of workers’ compensation insurance
WorkCover Queensland is running a series of regional roadshows from October to December in partnership with Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) to raise awareness on the importance of being covered for workers’ compensation.
A three-year-old boy died Thursday night after being run over by a tractor on a farm in Kettering, southern Tasmania.
A 58-year-old woman was flown to a Brisbane hospital after she was struck by a tree north of Brisbane Friday.
Paramedics were called to a property in central Queensland following reports of a forklift incident on Wednesday night.
As we head towards the Christmas season, Essential Energy is reminding do-it-yourself Christmas light installers to complete some basic safety checks to minimise the risk of injury.
The researchers at the German Sport University Cologne said health promotion activities to reduce sitting time in the workplace should not only give options for employees to stand up more, but also offer opportunities for walking.
A new study found that age plays an important role in the likelihood of work-related injuries occurrence.
Latest Safe Work Australia figures show 151 Australian workers have been killed at work so far this year.
A year-long blitz to crack down on dodgy construction businesses putting their workers at risk has been launched today.
Western Australians urged to ensure safety of gas and electrical installations before start of bushfire season
With a higher than normal fire potential predicted for parts of Western Australia this bushfire season, people are urged to ensure that gas and electrical installations on their property are safe and in good working condition.