An excavator incident has prompted WorkSafe New Zealand to release a safety alert on managing ground instability hazards.
November is Asbestos Awareness Month and is an important time to raise awareness of how to work safely with asbestos and know the law on asbestos safety.
WorkCover Queensland, REIQ partnership aims to raise awareness on the importance of workers’ compensation insurance
WorkCover Queensland is running a series of regional roadshows from October to December in partnership with Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) to raise awareness on the importance of being covered for workers’ compensation.
As we head towards the Christmas season, Essential Energy is reminding do-it-yourself Christmas light installers to complete some basic safety checks to minimise the risk of injury.
Latest Safe Work Australia figures show 151 Australian workers have been killed at work so far this year.
A year-long blitz to crack down on dodgy construction businesses putting their workers at risk has been launched today.
Western Australians urged to ensure safety of gas and electrical installations before start of bushfire season
With a higher than normal fire potential predicted for parts of Western Australia this bushfire season, people are urged to ensure that gas and electrical installations on their property are safe and in good working condition.
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has recently launched the fourth installment of the Know Your Hazards video series.
Victoria’s quad bike scheme is making farmers safer with hundreds of quad bikes across the state being fitted with the rollover protection since the Victorian government’s $6 million scheme came into effect.
The Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) regulations 2017 will come into force in New Zealand aiming to reduce the immediate harm to people and longer-term illness caused by hazardous substances in the workplace.
As Asbestos Awareness Week kicks off in NSW, SafeWork has issued a reminder to tradies to use proper safety measures at work.
With grain harvest already underway in some parts on NSW, the government is reminding farmers to prioritise safety when working with and around augers.
WorkSafe Victoria is reminding employers and workers to focus on safety in the weeks leading up to Christmas.
The ACCC has recently released the Quad Bike Safety Issues Paper and is seeking feedback from stakeholders including manufacturers, dealers, workplace safety experts, researchers, farmers and quad bike users on a range of issues and options.
A proactive inspection program evaluating safety issues with workers in Western Australia’s parks and gardens will soon commence.
As people are getting ready for the Christmas break, there are industries which can be more affected by stress and strains in the lead up to Christmas.
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety is reminding Western Australians to make safety a priority when using or transporting common dangerous goods like pool chemicals or LP gas cylinders this summer.
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has issued a reminder on guarding against the effects of extreme temperatures on WA mine sites and remote areas.
Workers are urged to “stay safe at work so you can come home to the jobs that need you the most”.
Machinery operators are being reminded to be safe working around powerlines.
Senior executives of some of NSW’s businesses will make the pledge at the NSW Government’s Mentally Healthy Workplaces Summit.