A free networking breakfast which aims to promote health and wellbeing in the workplace was hosted on Wednesday by Healthier Work.
Safe Work Australia has released the fifth edition of the Occupational Disease Indicators.
The Australian Physiotherapy Association together with Steel Blue have declared August the National Tradies’ Health Month to educate and engage tradies on the importance of health and safety.
WorkCover NSW has renewed its partnership with Forestry Corporation of NSW to develop effective approaches to work health and safety and injury management in the forestry industry. Acting General Manager of WorkCover NSW’s Work Health and Safety Division, Peter Dunphy said the partnership which was first signed in 2011 has achieved significant progress in recent …
A vegetable packing and export business in Wattleup has been fined $33,000 and around $1,200 in costs due to lack of machinery guarding which resulted to a worker’s thumb being crushed.
An inspection program for the catering sector will soon be implemented by WorkSafe WA.
Comcare has announced that its involvement in Operation Austrans which ran from 12 May to 8 June has recently concluded.
Former Sydney hairdressing business owners were fined $25,000 each for failure to ensure keratin products in their salon were safe to use. The owners pleaded guilty in the Local Court of NSW last month to two offences under Section 33 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 for failing to comply with work health …
Entries for the annual WorkCover NSW SafeWork Awards will be accepted until 4 July 2014.
Winners of the 9th annual Safe Work Australia Awards were announced in Canberra on 28 April 2014. There were 37 finalists for this year’s Awards competing across four categories.
A safety alliance between WorkCover NSW and Cooma-Monaro Shire Council has been renewed today, 9 May 2014.
WorkCover NSW and Thiess Pty Ltd has formally sealed their commitment to ensuring workers’ safety during the construction of the Frederickton to Eungai (F2E) Pacific Highway Upgrade Project with the signing of an action plan.
SafeWork SA is calling on South Australian businesses, organisations and individuals to enter the Safe Work Awards for this year.
Master Electricians Australia on Thursday endorsed reforms to workplace health and safety laws in Queensland to ensure genuine safety concerns were prioritised “without being abused for industrial purposes.”
Canada – The owners of a Burns Lake sawmill has been fined more than $1 million for its role in a 2012 fire and explosion that killed two workers.
The Government introduced this month changes to the Comcare scheme which seeks to expand access for national employers to compensation and work health and safety coverage.
A transport company which was under scrutiny for safety breaches has been allowed to continue operations after agreeing to establish a corrective action plan to rectify its safety and compliance issues.
An investigation is underway following a fire at the Barangaroo construction site in the Sydney CBD.
WorkCover NSW and the University of Wollongong (UOW) have renewed their safety alliance to prevent workplace injuries for staff, students, visitors and contractors. The partnership will involve implementing effective injury management systems. The alliance, which was signed in 2011, aims to address work health and safety challenges that a university presents. WorkCover’s Work Health and …
A timber company in Adelaide was fined $51,000 plus legal fees after a worker had three of his fingers amputated in a woodworking machine.
WorkCover NSW has recently launched a project aimed at improving safety in the State’s house construction industry after more than 150 workers were seriously injured or killed at work in the last two years.