A horticultural company and its director have been fined for negligence for work health and safety that left a worker a tetraplegic.
A crane hire and rigging company has been convicted and fined $11,800 after pleading guilty to two breaches of Section 32 of the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Act for failing to comply with a health and safety duty.
Safety is still a major consideration in the challenge of signing up and retaining nurses and midwives in remote areas.
New consultation platform to gain interactive and creative feedback on work health and safety matters
Safe Work Australia has a new platform to allow workers, WHS professionals, academics and business operations provide feedback and contribute to developing the national policy on work health and safety and workers’ compensation.
Round 1 of the NT WorkSafe Big Rivers Football League kicks off on Friday 5 May at Nitmiluk Oval in Katherine.
A waste management company has been convicted and fined $650,000 over a chemical fire in Adelaide that injured a worker.
Nominations are now being accepted for this year’s Safe Work and Return to Work Awards, which highlights outstanding innovations and success in work health and safety and rehabilitation and return to work.
A company has been convicted and fined over an incident in which two workers were injured on a drilling rig platform.
WorkSafe Victoria urges all businesses and workers to make safety a priority to help reduce the number of workplace deaths and injuries across the state.
Safe Work Australia is recognizing World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’ Memorial Day on Friday, 28 April 2017.
WorkSafe New Zealand has accepted an enforceable undertaking from the St Kentirgen Trust Board following an incident in which students suffered injuries during a school production of Sweeney Todd in April 2016.
Safe Work Australia has begun the mid-term review of the Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy 2012-2022, due to be completed by the end of 2017.
Safe Work Australia released the Australian Workers’ Compensation Statistics 2014-15 report which provides a detailed workers’ compensation statistics, including preliminary claim data for 2014-15 and an analysis of claims over time.
SafeWork NSW launched its Mentor Program, which aims to help small businesses identify new ways to improve safety in the workplace.
Safe Work Australia is seeking recent tertiary graduates who want to make a difference in the lives of Australian workers.
A ride operator has been fined $80,000 following a worker’s death in an amusement ride at Collingwood Park State School’s Christmas Carols in 2014.
Proactive work health and safety interventions have increased in recent years according to new data from Safe Work Australia.
A new project to assist small, independently-owned service stations in regional NSW do business safer and more efficiently has been launched today.
A new research reveals that truck driving is one of the deadliest jobs in Australia.
Australia’s film and television union says the death of actor Johann Ofner should serve as a wake-up call for safety guidelines in the film industry to be revisited.
WorkSafe New Zealand is urging all workers and businesses to start the year right by making safety a priority in every workplace.