Two men were rescued after their fishing vessel sank off the east coast of Tasmania.
Domestic workers should be covered adequately according to WorkCover Queensland.
The wreckage of a single engine aircraft, which was reported missing has been located around 39km north west of Gympie in Queensland.
Authorities have concluded the search for a man overboard from a bulk carrier, east of Fraser Island in Queensland on Wednesday, 15 April, following an extensive search operation and supporting expert medical advice.
The County Court upheld an appeal over the insufficiency of a fine given to a recycling company following the death of a worker in 2012.
The Department of Mines and Petroleum’s Resources Safety Division has recently released a draft guideline on tyre safety for earth-moving machinery.
WorkCover Queensland reminds everyone to stay safe under the sun, especially for outdoor workers.
An ecumenical service to commemorate International Workers Memorial Day will be held in Adelaide on Tuesday, 28 April 2015.
Date has been set for hearing into the death of a construction worker three years ago.
WorkSafe has issued a warning against falsified Statements of Attainment for tilt-up construction.
NT WorkSafe has recently released a safety warning on the health and safety risks of portable butane gas cookers which are not compliant with Australian Standards. According to NT WorkSafe, testing on several portable butane gas cookers has been conducted after a number of fire and explosions incidents during use has been reported. “The testing …
WorkCover Queensland will conduct several work health and wellbeing leadership breakfast forums throughout Queensland to assist managers and leaders in leveraging work health and wellbeing to improve injury prevention and return to work.
An independent review into the Neurotrauma Research Program reveals the benefits it can provide to Victorians with brain and spinal cord injuries. The review also found that the program has the potential to save millions of dollars in government expenditures.
Two workers have been convicted of WorkCover fraud in the Adelaide Magistrates Court this month.
WorkCover Queensland highlights importance of musculoskeletal injury prevention for ageing workforce
WorkCover Queensland highlights the importance of preventing musculoskeletal injury among ageing workforce.
A coroner has ruled that the death of a truck driver on a farm at Woorak West was avoidable.
A report has found no link between a Perth fire station and a series of kidney cancer among firefighters.
A new study from Safe Work Australia shows that manufacturing workers are exposed to a number of occupational health hazards. It also suggests that higher order hazard controls like substitution and elimination were not being utilised as much as they should in this particular industry.
Application are now being accepted for more than 80 specialists to be part of the General Medical Assessment Tribunal in Queensland.
Following two incidents involving heavy vehicles in 2014, SafeWork SA is urging heavy vehicle operators to conduct regular inspections on all vehicle trailer connections and to check for loose components, cracks or dents, further to the manufacturer’s guidelines.
Applications for the 2015 ‘Augusta Zadow’ Scholarships, which recognise outstanding workplace health and safety initiatives for women in South Australia are now being accepted.