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One stop shop online safety toolkit launched

Reported by Haydee | 15 Jan, 2018

SafeWork NSW has launched a one-stop shop online toolkit to help in improving work health and safety consultation practices in NSW workplaces.

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New WorkSafe WA Commissioner announced

Reported by Haydee | 08 Jan, 2018

A new WorkSafe Commissioner in Western Australia has commenced position after previous Commissioner Lex McCulloch retired from the Public Service at the end of 2017.

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Charges filed over Antarctica death of pilot

Reported by Haydee | 02 Jan, 2018

A government agency and a helicopter contractor have recently been charged with breaching federal work health and safety laws in relation to a fatality in Antarctica.

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Salzer isolating switches recalled

Reported by Haydee | 31 Dec, 2017

EnergySafety has recently issued a public warning on the dangers of Salzer brand switches used in some solar systems installed in Western Australia since August 2016.

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EWP fatal incident prompts work safety warning

Reported by Haydee | 28 Dec, 2017

An incident this month in which a young man was killed while operating a boom elevating work platform (EWP) on a construction site prompted Workplace Health and Safety Queensland to issue a safety reminder.