National Safe Work Month kicks off this week

Reported by Haydee | 04 Oct, 2016

The 2016 National Safe Work Month has been launched today starting with a message from Safe Work Australia CEO, Michelle Baxter encouraging workers to raise awareness about work health and safety.


NZ city council fined over zookeeper’s death

Reported by Haydee | 19 Sep, 2016

New Zealand – Hamilton City Council has been ordered to pay reparations to the family of a zookeeper who died after being attacked by a tiger while working at Hamilton Zoo in 2015.


New ACT Work Safety Commissioner announced

Reported by Haydee | 21 Jul, 2016

Minister for Workplace Safety and Industrial Relations, Mick Gentleman made the announcement on Tuesday, appointing Mr. Greg Jones as new work safety commissioner for ACT.


Construction company fined over 2011 workplace fatality in Brisbane

Reported by Haydee | 13 May, 2016

The Federal Court in Brisbane handed down the penalty in Brisbane on Wednesday. The company breached the then Commonwealth Occupational Health and Safety Act 1991, which has been replaced by the Work Health and Safety Act that came into effect in 2012.