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Worker death toll mounting in 2017

Reported by Stephen | 01 Feb, 2017

Ten Australians have been killed at work so far this year, according to latest figures from Safe Work Australia.

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Workplace deaths soar in 2016

Reported by Stephen | 14 Nov, 2016

The latest work-related fatality figures released by Safe Work Australia show 148 Australian workers have been killed since the beginning of 2016 -16 more than when Safety Culture last reported on the figures in mid-October.

Safety Observers Essential to Site Safety

Reported by Monica | 18 Oct, 2016

Spotters are responsible for one of the most important tasks on site, not only are they responsible for ensuring safe machinery movements on site, but also ensuring that plant operators are safe from potential hazards such as overhead power lines.

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Forklift Safety: Managing the Risks

Reported by Monica | 13 Oct, 2016

Commonly used in warehouse, industrial, transport and logistic settings, the use of forklifts in workplaces can present serious hazards.

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Exposure to diesel fumes increases lung cancer risk

Reported by Stephen | 05 Oct, 2016

Cancer Council Australia is calling for greater cancer awareness among workers following an increase in the number of people diagnosed with lung cancer from work-based exposure to diesel fumes.

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Workplace death toll mounting in 2016

Reported by Stephen | 25 Aug, 2016

Latest figures from Safe Work Australia show 112 Australian workers have been killed at work so far this year.

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Fifteen Australian workers killed on the job in 2016

Reported by Stephen | 01 Mar, 2016

Recent statistics from Safe Work Australia show 15 Australian workers have been killed while at work in 2016. So far, the Agriculture, forestry & fishing and Construction workplaces have each recorded four fatalities.