An inquest into the death of a construction worker in a hospital building site in Adelaide in November 2014 was told that the victim shouldn’t have been working on a scissor lift when the incident occurred.
SafeWork SA has re-classified the death of a regional nurse who was raped and murdered during a late-night call-out in March 2016 as work-related.
SafeWork is holding seven free industry workshops from February 1 to 26.
Safe Work Australia’s Chief Executive Officer Michelle Baxter congratulated the business specializing in the gas and water sectors for its ‘Safety Leaders’ initiative during the National Safe Work Month.
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) has recently been recognised for best practice in safety management with the Gold Safety Way Achiever Award in the 2017 IFAP/CGU Safe Way Awards.
A new app has been launched and it will provide information on how to safely transport dangerous goods in Western Australia.
WorkSafe New Zealand warns the construction industry that workers injured due to the well-known risk of working at height will never be acceptable.
WorkSafe ACT together with Westfield Woden has recently run a series of pop-ups providing work safety information to local workers.
Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said that the project will involve engaging business, industry, and stakeholders over the next five years to improve safety standards and workplace practices while enhancing hazardous chemical laws.
Cladding on the Princess Alexandra Hospital will be removed and replaced after a building façade test in Melbourne has been completed.
Frontline health workers at several hospitals in Victoria will be safer at work with the rollout of behavioural assessment rooms in emergency departments as part of the NSW Government’s $40 million plan to protect healthcare workers from violence and aggression.
A series of events this week will shine the spotlight on electrical safety as part of Electricity Safety Week.
The Queensland Government has recently announced a revised recreational snorkeling code of practice for Queensland to make the Great Barrier Reef and Queensland’s other waterways safer for snorkelers.
Stage two of the Queensland Police Service (QPS) statewide roll out for body worn cameras (BWC) has commenced on Thursday increasing the total number of devices in use across Queensland to 5,100.
The WA Police Union has called for a national inquiry into the rate of suicides involving police officers across Australia.
Queensland Government’s new initiatives have significantly improved safety for staff, patients, and their families.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland will conduct traffic management assessments between March and May 2017.
A car dealership employee has been fined $9500 plus costs of $12,052.75 over the death of a worker at the dealership more than three years ago.
Safe Work Australia publishes Decision Regulation Impact Statement on managing lead risks in the workplace
Safe Work Australia has recently published a Decision Regulation Impact Statement on Managing risks associated with lead in the workplace: blood lead removal levels and workplace exposure standard.
SafeWork NSW is urging businesses to ensure the safety of workers as temperatures.
A warehouse operator in Footscray, Victoria was fined $50,000 following an appeal by the Director of Public Prosecutions over a 2015 incident, in which a truck driver suffered injuries by a falling wool bale.