SafeWork SA has teamed up with Primary Producers SA (PPSA) to provide practical work health and safety workshops for farmers.
Feedback is being sought as part of a three-year review into the nationally harmonised work health and safety laws, which took effect in South Australia from 1 January 2013.
SafeWork SA marks an important milestone with the opening of the new SafeWork SA Customer Service Centre.
In preparation for the Royal Adelaide Show, safety inspections will be conducted to ensure worker and patron safety across the showgrounds.
Two South Australian women were presented with the Augusta Zadow Awards on Friday to help them fund projects promoting the health and safety of working women.
A large shipping company in South Australia has been convicted and fined $200,000 plus court costs for the death of a worker on a barge in 2012.
A group training organisation has been fined $14,000 over a workplace incident two years ago that resulted in an apprentice’s multiple injuries.
A man has been convicted of impersonating a SafeWork SA inspector and was fined $15,000.
The Industrial Court on Monday convicted an asbestos removalist of seven counts of unsafe asbestos removal work.
The Industrial Court handed down a $111,000 fine plus court fees to an earth moving company for failing to comply with providing a primary duty of care and for failing to comply with their health and safety duty, thereby exposing an individual to a risk of death or serious injury or illness.
The 2016 Augusta Zadow Awards has been launched on Friday in Adelaide during the International Women’s Day Breakfast by Senator Penny Wong.
A man was fatally injured in a work-related incident at the New Royal Adelaide Hospital site on Saturday.
Results of a study on quad bike fatalities prompted researchers to call on Australian farmers to replace quad bikes with safer alternatives, prohibit children below the age of 16 from riding quad bikes, and to wear helmets.
SafeWork SA reminds workplaces to ensure that measures are in place to cope with heat as temperatures are expected to rise in the weeks to come.
A factory worker claimed he was sacked after complaining about his working conditions amidst South Australia’s heat wave.
SafeWork SA warned the community of the dangers associated with quad bike use after 20 quad bike fatalities have occurred this year across Australia.
A fact sheet on working in hot conditions has been released by SafeWork SA to provide practical advice for preventing heat-related illnesses as well as the health and safety risks that workers face when working in extreme heat.
The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union and Asbestos Victims Association Asbestos Awareness Seminar was a success with SafeWork SA providing information about regulations to protect people from the dangers of asbestos in the workplace.
The Australia Institute is urging workers and businesses to participate in the Go Home on Time Day, which encourages workplace dialogue about working hours, overwork and work/life balance.
Employers have the same responsibility for the health and safety of older workers as they have for their other workers. The challenge is for employers to establish a productive and safe work environment that can accommodate the needs of an ageing workforce.
A scrap metal business in South Australia was convicted and fined $39,000 in the Industrial Magistrates Court for failing to provide and maintain a safe system of work to protect workers while loading and unloading trucks.