Two Department of Defence contractors are facing work health and safety charges following an incident in which a worker suffered serious injuries when an army vehicle that rolled forward as it was being towed.
A manufacturer has committed over $1.5 million for safety improvements after a worker was injured at their Somersby plant in September 2014.
An additional $600,000 State Budget has been allocated to provide more support for the Safe Farming Tasmania Program over the next four years.
The WA Government has announced today the development of a modernised Work Health and Safety Bill for Western Australia.
Auckland, NZ, – A fire protection consultant in Auckland was fined $60,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $194,715 after pleading guilty to one charge under the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 following an incident, wherein a worker doing fire alarm installation work fell from a ladder and is now tetraplegic.
Safe Work Australia has released the notifiable fatalities monthly report for February 2017.
Farmers and parents are urged to keep children out of hazardous workplaces, particularly on farms during the school holidays.
A gold producer has been fined $90,000 in the Karratha Magistrates Court for failing to provide a safe working environment and causing the death of an underground jumbo operator’s offside at a gold mine in the Pilbara region.
Comcare has launched a new Infographic outlining practical actions that supervisors and coworkers can take to support a team member following injury.
A construction company in NSW has been fined $90,000 over a 2013 incident where a young worker’s skull was pierced by a steel reo bar that flew to the cabin of the excavator he was operating.
Christchurch, New Zealand – A packaging company was fined a total of $52,000 and ordered to pay $20,000 reparations after a worker was trapped unconscious in a machine he was carrying out a maintenance on when an unlocked metal plate collapsed on him.
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.