SafeWork Australia has released the latest workplace fatality figures for 2018.
An extensive public consultation process on how the model WHS laws are working in practice is now open.
Safe Work Australia Members released have recently released their response to the findings of the mid-term review of the Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy 2012-2022 (the Strategy).
The guide provides information on managing risks associated with working in heat and what to do if a worker begins to suffer from a heat-related illness. The guide will help managers and supervisors, as well as workers who have duties under work health and safety laws to manage risks.
Safe Work Australia welcomes public comment on model work health and safety (WHS) laws.
A new framework has been launched by Safe Work Australia to support the management of psychological workers’ compensation claims today, at the National Workers’ Compensation Summit in Sydney.
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.
A man has died after he was struck by a tree limb in north-west Tasmania.
Latest figures from Safe Work Australia show there were a total of 175 fatal work injuries in Australia in 2017.
New data revealed that work-related death rates in NSW have not improved for more than a decade.
Safe Work Australia’s Chief Executive Officer Michelle Baxter congratulated the business specializing in the gas and water sectors for its ‘Safety Leaders’ initiative during the National Safe Work Month.
Safe Work Australia has recently published a Guide for managing the risk of working in the heat.
With figures from Safe Work Australia showing that agriculture is still one of the most dangerous workplaces, an industry leader urged farmers to improve work safety record.
Safe Work Australia has released the notifiable fatalities July 2017 monthly report.
Latest Safe Work Australia figures show 151 Australian workers have been killed at work so far this year.
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.