An incident last month in which a water storage heater exploded outside a home in Perth’s north if only quick checks and routine maintenance were done, says the Building and Energy inspectors who went to the site.
New checklist highlights safety issues in machinery and equipment repair and maintenance workplaces in Western Australia
WorkSafe WA has developed a checklist to highlight safety issues in machinery and equipment repair and maintenance workplaces.
Twelve finalists have been announced for this year’s Safety and Health Resources Sector Awards for demonstrating a commitment to placing safety of their workers as priority.
Dangerous goods officers from the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety will be at present at upcoming agricultural shows to provide relevant safety information and guidance on a range of dangerous goods topics.
NT WorkSafe is currently investigating an incident at the Darwin Festival where a worker suffered burns injuries.
SafeWork SA’s new industry action plan will reduce workplace injuries across industries.
A proactive partnership between inspectors from Access Canberra and electrical apprentices aims to upskill and enhance safety.
Dangerous goods officers to provide safety information during agricultural shows in Western Australia
Dangerous Goods officers from the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety will be at upcoming agricultural shows to provide relevant and topical safety information.
Safe Work Australia has released the consultation regulation impact statement: Workplace exposure standards framework under the model WHS laws (consultation RIS) to determine the impact of and the best way to implement an update to the country’s workplace exposure standard framework.
Sunshine Coast businesses have more work to do to ensure they are protecting workers against injuries, according to WorkCover Queensland.
A new report commissioned by the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency found that asbestos-related diseases cost Australia over half a billion dollars a year.
Fifteen new inspectors who graduated from a 17-week training program last week will begin the task of keeping Victorians safe and healthy at work this month.
Following the death of a man in Canberra last week, WorkSafe ACT is reminding people about the safe storage and transportation of gas cylinders.
A new study reveals that tradies are almost twice as likely to take care of their tools than their health despite having one of the highest injury rates of any occupation. The Empirica Research commissioned by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) was released on Wednesday to mark the launch of Tradies National Health Month. The …
Primary schools across regional and rural NSW are being encouraged to register to participate in Essential Energy’s annual electricity safety program.
WorkSafe WA will conduct a proactive inspection program to check on safety issues in sports and recreation activity workplaces.
Safe Work Australia is reminding employers to protect their workers, which are their most important assets as Tradies Health Month is observed this August.
The NSW Government has launched a new plan to reduce deaths and accidents in the construction industry.
The NSW Government has unveiled on Wednesday a new virtual reality training to ensure quad bike safety.
A new safety guide has been released to provide electrical safety guidelines for lithium-based battery storage equipment.
WorkSafe ACT has issued a number of Prohibition and Improvement Notices on escort and associated businesses in Fyshwick.