Minister for Employment, Senator Michaelia Cash has officially launched National Safe Work Month for this year and reminded all Australians that safe workplaces happen when all people work together and share their knowledge and experiences about what makes work safe.
The agriculture, forestry and fishing industry has the highest rate of both worker fatalities and serious workers’ compensation claims, according to a report released by Safe Work Australia.
Latest figures from Safe Work Australia show 120 Australian workers have been killed at work in 2017.
The Australian Drivers Association has raised the alarm over the high number of fatal truck incidents occurring on Australian roads, and is now calling on the NSW transport department to review the driver training program with a view to improving the standards of teaching.
October is National Safe Work Month and Safe Work Australia is urging employers and workers to commit to building a safe and healthy workplace.
Every year throughout October, Australians observe National Safe Work Month, which is a time for workers and employers to commit to building a safe and healthy workplace.
Safe Work Australia has recently released a new infographic to help tradies stay safe and healthy at work as part of Tradies Health Month.
Safe Work Australia is calling on all tradies to make their health and the health of their co-workers a priority.
It’s Farm Safety Week and Safe Work Australia is reminding the agriculture industry to make farm safety a priority.
Of the nine quad bike fatalities that happened this year, more than half involved rollovers and two were children aged 2 and below.
Safe Work Australia has released the notifiable fatalities monthly report for February 2017.
Recent figures from Safe Work Australia show 76 Australian workers have been killed at work so far this year.
Labels are not needed when hazardous chemicals require a bulk storage placard.
Safe Work Australia has released the latest statistics on injuries and fatalities in the Road Transport Industry.
Worksafe Tasmania is investigating an incident in which a man was injured after a crane tipped on its side at a work site, about 1km from Launceston.
Safe Work Australia has begun the mid-term review of the Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy 2012-2022, due to be completed by the end of 2017.
Safe Work Australia released the Australian Workers’ Compensation Statistics 2014-15 report which provides a detailed workers’ compensation statistics, including preliminary claim data for 2014-15 and an analysis of claims over time.
Safe Work Australia is seeking recent tertiary graduates who want to make a difference in the lives of Australian workers.
Proactive work health and safety interventions have increased in recent years according to new data from Safe Work Australia.
Safe Work Australia publishes Decision Regulation Impact Statement on managing lead risks in the workplace
Safe Work Australia has recently published a Decision Regulation Impact Statement on Managing risks associated with lead in the workplace: blood lead removal levels and workplace exposure standard.
Make work health and safety a priority today and all throughout the year, urges Safe Work Australia Chair
Safe Work Australia Chair, Diane Smith-Gander reminded everyone to make safety a priority in their workplace now and into 2017.