China’s head of State Administration of Work Safety has been sacked, following the Tianjin blast which killed more than 100 people this month.
The Australian Defence Force has been fined $220,000 following an incident where a man was fatally shot during a training exercise.
A $1 million partnership between WorkCover NSW and the Australian Paralympic Committee will provide an opportunity for paralympians to mentor injured young workers and those injured on the road. The announcement was made on Tuesday by NSW Minister for Finance, Services and Property, Dominic Perrottet.
Finalists for the 2015 Queensland Safe Work and Return to Work Awards have been announced.
Aggressions and violent incidents directed towards ambulance officers in South Australia have decreased in the past two months following the Keep Your Hands off our Ambos campaign.
Presence of toxic sodium cyanide confirmed at China explosion site; families of missing firefighters demand for an answer
Tianjin, China – A senior military officer confirmed that hundreds of tons of highly-poisonous cyanide were being stored at the site of the explosion last week that devastated the Chinese port of Tianjin.
A new video featuring sports reporter and Queensland rugby league legend, Shane Webcke has been released by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland.
NSW Minister for Finance, Services and Property, Mr Dominic Perrottet has released a statement on the role of the Dust Disease Board under the 2015 insurance reforms.
WorkSafe Queensland conducted a webinar exploring how understanding how young workers think and their risk profiles can influence their health, safety and return to work.
Horse riding instructors believe another track riding incident is inevitable unless better safety standards will be implemented.
Three of the biggest Australian supermarket chains are included in the list of companies with the worst injury rates, according to a new research. The researchers examined how often these companies recorded injuries which resulted to time lost from work (Lost time injury frequency rates or LTIFR) The report, Safety Spotlight: ASX100 Companies & More released …
A union has rejected an oil and gas company’s proposed new enterprise deal after twelve months of negotiations at the Gippsland sites.
Sitting down all day is really, really bad for you.
A new memorial will soon be erected at Moura in Queensland, thanks to a fund-raising effort by members of the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU).
An inspection program implemented by WorkSafe WA in the motor vehicle repair sector revealed serious concerns with motor vehicle hoists and traffic management.
ACT Work Safety Commissioner given authority to cancel licences of asbestos contractors failing in their safety obligations
ACT Work Safety Commissioner Mark McCabe now has the authority to cancel licences of asbestos contractors who breaches safety conditions. A Fairfax Media report says Mr McCabe has been given the power to revoke licences of negligent asbestos handlers to protect the public as ACT starts demolition of more than 1,000 Mr Fluffy homes. WorkSafe …
The Electrical Safety Office is calling on electrical contractors to remind customers not to try doing their own electrical repairs following the death of a man this month where a vacuum cleaner was found disassembled, live parts exposed.
The Work Safety Awards WA 2015 will be open for nomination until 3 July 2015.
WorkCover NSW released a safety alert following a recent incident in which workers were injured and others put at serious risk when a scaffold collapsed onto a street. In a separate incident, a scaffold collapsed into a laneway and neighbouring properties. No one was injured in the incident.
A man was fatally injured after he was crushed by a bobcat he was working on in his backyard in Toogoolawah in Brisbane.
Medical practitioners in South Australia are in for a change in July as the state implements new worker’s compensation legislation.