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Crane hire and rigging company convicted for work safety breach

Reported by Haydee | 16 May, 2017

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.

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Nominations open for 2017 Safe Work and Return to Work Awards

Reported by Haydee | 28 Apr, 2017

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.

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Enforceable undertaking accepted by WorkSafe NZ

Reported by Haydee | 07 Apr, 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.

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Report: Workers’ compensation claims continue to drop

Reported by Haydee | 31 Mar, 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.