The Victorian Government has appointed Meriel O’Sullivan as Chair of the Accident Compensation Conciliation Service (ACCS).
A middle-aged man has been airlifted to hospital following a serious incident involving a solar panel.
A plumbing company has become the second business to be convicted and fined over an incident in which an apprentice suffered serious burns when he made contact with powerlines.
WorkSafe WA released a new safety alert following a serious incident at a mechanical workshop involving the ignition of a flammable liquid.
High job strain is associated with an increased risk of developing common mental health issues such as depression and anxiety amongst middle-aged workers, according to new research led by the Black Dog Institute.
A pyrotechnics worker and three children have been injured after fireworks at a rural show in Darwin malfunctioned.
A contractor in Perth was fined $160,000 over the deaths of two labourers caused by falling concrete tilt-up panels at a construction site.
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety’s monthly safety and health snapshot has been released with exploration health and safety data as the focus.
A Western Australian company and its director have been fined a total of $327,500 in relation to serious injuries caused to a 17 year old worker in Esperance two years ago.
WorkSafe ACT can now issue on-the-spot fines of up to $3,600 to employers who compromise worker’s safety when working at height.
A Perth trucking company has been fined $160,000 for safety violations after two workers were fatally crushed by falling concrete panels more than two years ago.
WorkCover Queensland has updated guidelines for medical providers to use for lower limb surgery billing and requests.
SafeWork SA has welcomed the evaluation of the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption of its regulatory practices, policies, and procedures in relation to the safety regulator’s decision to refer new information to the Office for Public Integrity in connection to the 2014 fatal incident at the Royal Adelaide Show involving the Airmaxx 360 ride.
Principals and assistant principals in Victoria will soon be provided with a $5.2 million support and well-being package from the Victorian Government.
Latest Safe Work Australia data show as at 11 May, there have been 46 Australian workers killed at work in 2018.
WorkSafe and Building and Energy are reminding homeowners of the importance of understanding and avoiding electrical hazards in roof spaces, as new regulations commence last Monday.
New Plymouth, NZ – A man has been fined $35,000 on Monday over health and safety charges relating to unsafe removal of asbestos.
NT WorkSafe accepted an enforceable undertaking from a Darwin construction company and its director following an incident in 2016, which saw a young sub-contractor fall through a void, breaking his left femur.
A man has died following an incident involving a tractor on a farm in western Victoria.
A trainee pilot and an instructor have been seriously injured after a light plane crashed at Orange Airport in western New South Wales.