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.
SafeWork SA is encouraging workers to convert Certificates of Competency or old style tickets issued between January 2005 and September 2010 to the national high risk work licence before the deadline.
Closing date for submission of entries for the SafeWork Awards 2015 has been extended.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) and the University of Tasmania’s Australian Maritime College (AMC) have recently launched a resource kit to assist industry and commercial vessel operators comply with revised operational safety requirements.
WorkCover and WorkSafe inspectors will visit the Albury and Wodonga region in June as part of the Cross Border Project.
The NSW Loose Fill Asbestos Insulation Taskforce has launched a new video today to educate owners and tenants about the risks of living in properties with loose fill asbestos.
Two construction companies have entered into an enforceable undertaking to spend $570,000 on industry education.
A new report from an auditor general reveals that violence against healthcare employees are “unnecessary and preventable.”
WorkSafe Victoria has today issued a reminder for the farming community to be vigilant following the fatal tractor incidents on Sunday.
A stone benchtop manufacturer and installer in Bayswater has been fined $120,000 over the fatal incident in 2011.
WorkCover Queensland is set to visit Gladstone-based businesses in the construction, manufacturing and technical service industries this month to raise awareness on the importance of covering workers correctly for workplace injury.
Nominations are now being accepted for this year’s Queensland Safe Work and Return to Work Awards, which highlights outstanding innovations and success in work health and safety and rehabilitation and return to work.
A waste recycling company based in Melbourne was convicted and fined $450,000 over the death of a worker who was struck by a bucket of a front-end loader.
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.