A trial of smiley-faced speed detection signs will be placed in Canberra’s busiest residential streets to check if drivers are obeying speed limits.
WorkCover WA inspectors will be visiting employers in the residential construction industry in 2018.
Fumigation has been suspended in a fruit fly control zone after four biosecurity workers fell ill.
Access Canberra inspectors have recently conducted inspections to support a safe environment for patrons, employees, subcontractors, and vendors at the Royal Canberra Show.
Nominations for members of the Work Health and Safety Advisory Council in the Northern Territory are now being accepted.
A home improvement store in New Zealand was convicted and fined $98,156.25 and ordered to pay $24,000 reparation following an incident where more than 200kg. of plasterboard fell on a worker in Takanini.
An industry group that is tasked to improve quad bike safety in NSW meets today in Griffith.
A new framework has been launched by Safe Work Australia to support the management of psychological workers’ compensation claims today, at the National Workers’ Compensation Summit in Sydney.
The safety watchdog says the inspection program will focus on the priority areas of slips and trips, falls from height and manual tasks,
Eleven serious falls from height reported to WorkSafe Victoria prompted a warning that there will be consequences for failure in managing the risk associated with working at heights on construction sites.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) has released an updated load restraint guide for light vehicles.
More than 22 health services will share in more than $7 million of funding for equipment to help keep frontline workers safe in Victoria.
Drivers transporting high loads are being urged to plan ahead following several recent incidents of trucks and heavy machinery contacting powerlines in regional and rural NSW.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland issued a reminder on the importance of managing risks of fire and explosion from the ignition of flammable substances in areas which can have a hazardous atmosphere.
WorkSafe Victoria is currently investigating an incident in which a precast concrete structure weighing 32 tonnes fell while being lifted by two cranes at a factory in Dandenong on Tuesday.
All members of Comcare’s jurisdiction are invited to attend the 2018 National WHS Forums from March to June 2018.
Homeowners are urged to take the necessary precautions after a property owner was left with a $9,000 asbestos clean-up bill when an unlicensed handyman demolished a garage at his property.
The Maritime Union of Australia is calling for greater safety protection for workers.
An automotive repair centre has been convicted and fined $40,000 after a man was crushed when a car fell off a hoist that was incorrectly operated.
A police crackdown on truck safety across Australia has resulted in more than 5000 heavy vehicles being stopped, with over 2000 defect notices issued and 26 drivers testing positive for drugs.
Victoria tradies are the target of an asbestos awareness campaign set to hit the airwaves this week.