DMIRS releases annual safety report

Reported by Stephen | 20 Feb, 2018

According to the report, one worker was killed and 313 workers suffered a serious lost time injury during 2016-17.


Report shows nearly 22,000 hospitalised for on-farm injuries

Reported by Stephen | 12 Feb, 2018

A report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows almost 22,000 people were hospitalised due to a farm-related injury in the five-year period from 2010–11 to 2014–15. Over three-quarters (77%) of people hospitalised as a result of farm-related injuries were males. Hospitalisations for males were higher than for females across all age …


Ten workplace fatalities in a month

Reported by Stephen | 02 Feb, 2018

Latest work-related fatality figures from Safe Work Australia show as at 25 January 2018, 10 Australian workers have been killed at work in 2018.


175 Australian workers killed in 2017

Reported by Stephen | 09 Jan, 2018

Latest figures from Safe Work Australia show there were a total of 175 fatal work injuries in Australia in 2017.