The new figures show as at 11 May, 57 Australian workers have been killed at work in 2017.
A new minimum standard of training to reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities for workers using elevating work platforms has been introduced in South Australia.
Essential Energy is urging truck drivers and operators of vehicles carrying high loads to prioritise safety first when travelling near its overhead electricity network.
Australia’s maritime union slammed NT WorkSafe after a spate of workplace accidents.
Everyday, we encounter instructions to guide us through performing a certain task in the preferred or correct way. Consider the ‘How to Handwash’ or CPR poster commonly found in workplaces and hospitals.
The Transport Workers Union will host a Safety Summit in Sydney this Friday, 3 February.
Document management processes can cost organisations significant amounts of money when not managed properly. Consider the amount of time wasted on locating paper documents, copying and printing multiple documents for a particular project, searching computers for documents and updating of documents that are the wrong version. All of this time spent on locating, printing and …
Physical inactivity and excessive occupational sitting can lead to serious health conditions including obesity, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer, as well as serious injuries.
An engineering business has been fined $225,000 over the death of a worker in May 2014.
We are often asked by our customers what the difference is between a WHSE Management System and a Site-Specific Safety Management Plan? So how does a site-specific safety management plan differ from a Workplace Health and Safety Management System (WHSMS)?
SafeWork SA reminded everyone about the safety risks of riding quad bikes as it is now the leading cause of death on Australian farms.
New health and safety regulations to take effect in January 2017 to protect Queensland coal miners from Black Lung
Reforms to work health and safety regulations will commence on 1 January to ensure protection of Queensland coal miners from black lung disease.
With hot temperatures expected across Queensland in the coming days, Queensland employers are being warned to protect workers from heat stress.
A Geelong-based company was convicted and fined $26,000 in the Geelong Magistrates Court for failing to provide a safe working environment and failing to provide and maintain plant that was safe and without risks to health.
The Queensland government will build a new Miners Memorial Monument in Redbank to honour the sacrifices and contribution of miners to the state’s economy.
WorkSafe WA will continue to focus on the waste recycling industry in an effort to improve safety standards and prevent serious incidents.
WorkSafe Victoria is continuing its efforts to reduce work-related injuries and fatalities by focusing on dangerous and sub-standard demolition work across the state.
A motor mechanic suffered serious burns to his face after the radiator of the car he was working on spewed hot fluid on his face.
Almost 40,000 frontline workers in Victoria have commenced training today to respond safely and effectively to people affected by ice.
A demolition company was fined $45,000 over an incident where a worker suffered leg injuries when an overloaded skid steer loader he was operating tipped.
Asbestos Awareness Month, provides us all with the opportunity to ‘Get to kNOw Asbestos this November.