SafeWork SA will audit residential aged care facilities in June and July to reduce the risk of injuries caused by manual handling tasks.
SafeWork SA has accepted an enforceable undertaking from Morgan Sawmill Jamestown, which is estimated to cost about $140,000, in relation to two offences under the Work Health and Safety Act 2012.
A fast food outlet at Eastwood in Western Australia has been convicted and fined for safety breach when a worker suffered burns to nine percent of his body.
South Australian workers who have died from work-related incidents or illnesses were remembered during the International Workers’ Memorial Day service in Adelaide on Friday.
SafeWork SA will be sharing work health and safety information at the South East Field Days in Lucindale.
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.