Proactive work health and safety interventions have increased in recent years according to new data from Safe Work Australia.
Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace on Thursday said that since the re-emergence of black lung disease, the Queensland Government has ramped up efforts to tackle the disease and support those workers affected by it.
A medical expert told a parliamentary inquiry into the black lung disease that Brisbane tunnel workers are at risk of serious health problems due to silica exposure.
Important reforms have been made to ensure the protection of Queensland’s coal mines.
A new safety campaign to protect construction workers from digging into live electricity cables has been launched by NSW electricity networks and SafeWork NSW.
Ambulance Victoria has recently introduced a three-year Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy for its staff to address the high risk of burnout, stress, depression and suicide for its staff.
SafeWork NSW has launched a new project with the tree work industry to improve safety and protect workers and consumers.
A renowned expert on black lung told an inquiry the disease likely existed during those years it was thought to have been eradicated.
SafeWork Australia has published a new report on processes for gathering and communicating work health and safety performance information.
A new report published by Safe Work Australia explores processes for gathering and communicating work health and safety performance information.
WorkSafe Victoria is urging businesses and consumers who need asbestos services to avoid using a certain Brisbane company which is being investigated for allegedly charging companies to test asbestos samples but failing to have them tested.
Queensland Government’s new initiatives have significantly improved safety for staff, patients, and their families.
A new inspector to focus on mental health and wellbeing has been appointed by the Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP).
SafeWork SA will be sharing work health and safety information at the South East Field Days in Lucindale.
Quad bike safety rebates available to farmers in NSW has doubled, Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation Matt Kean recently announced.
In an effort to reduce a tragically high suicide rate in construction, the Queensland Government has funded Mates in Construction over the next one and half years to continue and expand its positive program.
WorkSafe inspectors will soon visit construction sites across the ACT this month as part of a concerted effort on scaffolding safety.
The NSW Government has doubled the value of rebates available to farmers for quad bike safety measures after two people were killed in quad bike related incidents at the weekend.
More than 20 beyondblue staff members. Including CEO Georgie Harman is participating in the Australian Corporate Triathlon Series which started in February until April 2017 to tackle depression, anxiety, and suicide.
Queensland’s recreational diving and snorkeling code of practice will be overhauled, as announced by Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace.
SafeWork NSW said mandatory helmet laws may be necessary to prevent quad bike deaths following the death of a six-year-old girl on a property near Narrabri.