Coal mine workers will be assessed by specially registered medical professionals by the end of 2017 in the latest black lung disease reforms.
The Department of Mines and Petroleum has a new vision for a safe and healthy resources industry covering all legislation administered by the Resources Safety Division.
The Supreme Court quad bike proceeding has been dismissed just prior to a trial that was listed to begin on Monday.
Labels are not needed when hazardous chemicals require a bulk storage placard.
Essential Energy is reminding customers to make electrical safety a priority during the cooler weather.
Environment Protection Authority and WorkSafe Victoria have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to further strengthen collaboration between the two regulators.
Forum focuses on the influence of human and organizational factors on safety in the resources sector
Two forums held by the Department of Mines and Petroleum will focus on the influence and organizational factors on safety in the resources industry.
WorkSafe’s new safety blitz targets poor safety around mobile plant as part of a new campaign to reduce fatalities and injuries on construction sites.
A campaign urging businesses to make a Safety Promise to help improve the health and safety of their workers has been launched by NSW Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean.
A new survey of train commuters in Sydney has found that most want their bosses to provide them with health checks and programs to get them more active during the day.
SA Power Networks have urged farmers to make safety a priority when working near overhead power lines following a series of incidents involving machinery bringing down power lines in the past week.
Queensland coal miners will have world-class lung function tests by the end of the year in the latest State Government’s reform to combat black lung disease.
The Queensland Government’s annual farm safety calendar competition for school kids has been launched.
Public transport workers have launched today a campaign to improve safety on trains, trams, and buses across Australia.
The City of Parramatta Council together with the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) and other state government authorities under the guidance of the Heads of Asbestos Coordination Authorities is re-assessing the risk of contamination at properties around the Parramatta local government area where James Hardie may have disposed of asbestos waste materials.
Reducing the number of quad bike related deaths and injuries is the aim of a confronting new advertising campaign set to be aired across regional NSW this week.
SafeWork SA will audit residential aged care facilities in June and July to reduce the risk of injuries caused by manual handling tasks.
WorkSafe Victoria is targeting poor safety around mobile plant as part of a new campaign to reduce fatalities and injuries on construction sites.
Department of Mines and Petroleum’s Safety Regulation System (SRS) has recently been updated. This modernises the way hygiene monitoring data is captured.
The Department of Mines and Petroleum’s annual Dangerous Goods Consultant’s Forum held last week was an opportunity for approved consultants to gather together to review and endorse dangerous goods storage and handling proposals.
Safety is still a major consideration in the challenge of signing up and retaining nurses and midwives in remote areas.