Safe Work Australia welcomes public comment on model work health and safety (WHS) laws.
The enforceable undertaking is a legally binding agreement between the two parties undertaken as an alternative to prosecution. The charges against the company have been withdrawn.
Entries for the 2018 WorkSafe Tasmania Awards will open early March.
Serious concerns with hazardous substances identified during safety inspection of takeaway food outlets
A recent inspection program conducted by WorkSafe WA in takeaway food outlets uncovered serious concerns with hazardous substances.
WorkSafe New Zealand recently announced that entries for the 2018 New Zealand Workplace Health and Safety Awards are now open.
WorkSafe New Zealand reminds businesses and workers to keep fatigue out of the workplace.
SafeWork NSW has launched a one-stop shop online toolkit to help in improving work health and safety consultation practices in NSW workplaces.
A new code of Practice for managing risks in stevedoring can now be downloaded.
A commercial cleaning company has been fined $30,000 following an incident where a worker’s hand was crushed at a meat processing facility in Cobram, Victoria.
A full investigation has been launched into asbestos management practices at several council-owned workplaces in the NSW Blue Mountains City Council following reports of alleged asbestos mismanagement.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland released a safety alert to highlight the risk of trench collapse when a shoring box or any trench support system does not extend for the full depth of the trench.
A new work health and safety research centre has opened on Tuesday to help reduce deaths and serious injuries in NSW workplaces.
Victoria’s road authority and a construction company have been fined $1.55 million over a death of a traffic controller in 2011.
A building company in Doral has been fined $60,000 for failing to ensure the safety of a worker who was seriously injured during a fall.
A new health and safety tool kit developed and endorsed by the New Zealand government has been released to help lift the health and safety performance in workplaces across the country.
Workers are urged to “stay safe at work so you can come home to the jobs that need you the most”.
Senior executives of some of NSW’s businesses will make the pledge at the NSW Government’s Mentally Healthy Workplaces Summit.
The Queensland Government’s Be healthy, be safe, be well framework aim to help create healthier workplaces for public sector workers.
The winners of this year’s SafeWork NSW Awards have been announced, with top workplaces across the State being recognised for their outstanding commitment to health and safety.
Twenty-two new inspectors and investigators have been added to WorkSafe Victoria’s frontline team.
A marble and granite distributor has been convicted and fined $90,000 after a storeman was crushed under slabs of porcelains on February 8, 2016, leaving him a quadriplegic.