WorkCover promotes safety improvements in the livestock saleyard industry

Reported by Haydee | 29 Jun, 2012

WorkCover NSW together with the cattle saleyard industry is delivering on their commitment to improve safety in the industry as a program of visits to saleyards across the state is launched. An Action Plan was developed after a Narrabri stock handler was killed in 2010 when he was hit by a cattle saleyard gate as …

Small Business Rebate Program launched

Reported by Haydee | 01 Mar, 2012

WorkCover NSW today launched the Small Business Rebate Program which offers rebates of up to $500 to assist small business owners and sole traders in making safety improvements. WorkCover’s Work Health and Safety Division General Manager, John Watson said that the new program will help more NSW small businesses in implementing safety improvements and reducing …

WorkSafe appeals to Victorians to make workplaces safe

Reported by Haydee | 13 Dec, 2011

“Make safety improvements today, because tomorrow may be too late.” This was the message of WorkSafe’s news release in relation to yesterday’s fatality from gas explosion. WorkSafe appealed to all Victorians to take immediate action in making all workplaces and equipment as safe as possible. General Manager for Operations, Lisa Sturzenegger said that WorkSafe is …