The Civil Aviation Safety Authority is among this year’s winner of the Work Health and Safety Reporting Award during the Australasian Reporting Awards in Melbourne on Thursday.
Emergency services were called to an incident where a driver was trapped in the wreckage of a rolled truck near Talwood on Friday afternoon.
A new report from Safe Work Australia shows that while deaths from the deadly disease continue to rise, fewer cases of mesothelioma have been diagnosed.
Safe Work Australia’s latest Construction Industry Profile reveals a reduction in the numbers and rates of injuries and fatalities in the construction industry over the last ten years or more. However, the construction industry remains a high risk industry.
University graduates who would like to get involved in improving work health and safety in the country can now take advantage of career opportunities offered by Safe Work Australia.
The Transport, postal & warehousing industry continues to record a high number of work-related fatalities according to latest figures from Safe Work Australia.
A new study from Safe Work Australia shows that manufacturing workers are exposed to a number of occupational health hazards. It also suggests that higher order hazard controls like substitution and elimination were not being utilised as much as they should in this particular industry.
Safe Work Australia Chief Executive Officer, Michelle Baxter reminds all Australians to prioritise health and safety in workplaces and make this a part of their New Year’s resolution.
A new report on the attitudes of Australian workers towards acceptance of risk taking and rule breaking in the workplace as measured by the Perception of Work Health and Safety Survey 2012-13 is now available.
Safe Work Australia has recently released three reports, which look into exposures to carcinogens (Lead and lead compounds, formaldehyde, Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons)
Safe Work Australia has recently released the Work-related fatalities associated with unsafe design of machinery, plant and powered tools,(2006-2011) report.
Safe Work Australia has recently released an updated worker fatalities report with 140 Australian workers killed at work as at 21 October 2014.
Safe Work Australia Month begins this October with the Minister for Employment and Safety Ambassador Senator Eric Abetz launching its feature event, the new Australian Strategy Work Health and Safety Virtual Seminar series.
Safe Work Australia’s Acting Chief Executive Officer Michelle Baxter is inviting everyone to actively participate in this year’s Safe Work Australia Month this October by becoming a Safety Ambassador.
Safe Work Australia will be hosting a series of free training and information sessions for the Australian Chemical Supply Industry to promote awareness of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). This activity will help participants understand the new system and what it aims to do, learn the relationship with systems …
In line with the Safe Work Australia Month celebration, a series of work health and safety virtual seminars will be conducted for free in October.
Safe Work Australia has recently released the 12th Australian Workers’ Compensation Statistics 2011-12 report.
Each year hundreds of Australian workers die from work-related injuries. Safe Work Australia recorded more than two thousand work-related deaths over the past eleven years. The agriculture, forestry and fishing industry recorded the highest number of fatalities in 2013 (49), followed by the transport, postal and warehousing (46) and construction (19) industries.
New data released by Safe Work Australia showed that Australian workplaces have recorded the lowest number of work-related deaths in 11 years.
Safe Work Australia has released the fifth edition of the Occupational Disease Indicators.
Public comment is being sought for Issues Paper and Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) issued by Safe Work Australia, which seeks to improve the model work health and safety (WHS) laws.