A man has been convicted of impersonating a SafeWork SA inspector and was fined $15,000.
A construction company based in Sydney, including its director has been given the second largest work health and safety fine in New South Wales in relation to the death of a worker at a construction site in Hurstville.
A Bill contributing to increased safety for juvenile offenders, staff, and the public has been introduced by the Northern Territory Government.
Australian businesses encouraged to take part in the World day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’ Memorial Day
Safe Work Australia is encouraging businesses all over Australia to take part in the World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’ Memorial Day on Friday, 28 April.
A WorkSafe inspection program looking at safety in restaurants and cafes found several areas of concern within the industry.
A meat company in New Zealand has been fined $30,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $25,000 in relation to an incident that seriously injured a worker.
SafeWork NSW will focus on the industry after it recorded $8.6 million in worker’s compensation claims over the past nine years.
A man has been shot in the chest with a nail gun at a worksite north of Brisbane.
Inspections will focus on operational priority areas of manual tasks, machine guarding, mobile plant and vehicle movement, falls from height, electricity, hazardous substances and slips, trips and falls.
A team of researchers from ITMO University in Saint Petersburg, Russia have presented a new type of firefighting foam which becomes stronger when exposed to high temperatures.
It will push factories to upgrade to raise work safety standards. Companies who will not comply will have to face penalties.
CFMEU reminds businesses that exposing workers to hot weather conditions is a critical safety hazard which can cause serious illnesses and urged them to protect workers this time of the year.
The club faces a maximum fine of $305,000.
An incident in which 21 people were injured in a Korean tunnel in October prompted the Department of Mines and Petroleum to focus on vehicles that may be carrying dangerous goods using the Northbridge Tunnel.
An open public consultation for proposed changes to better support NSW’s injured workers to return to work has been opened on Thursday.
Truck drivers who were protesting at a supermarket in Parramatta have been arrested this morning.
Australian workers and businesses urged to make work health and safety a top priority throughout the year
National Safe Work Month 2015 have come to and end, but Safe Work Australia says giving importance to work health and safety should continue to be a top priority.
The seminar today will show how better design at the start of construction projects can protect health and safety of workers and benefit businesses.
WorkSafe WA Commissioner Lex McCulloch assured workers and the public that it is safe to resume work at the site.
A demolition company in Sydney has been fined $120,000 following an incident in 2013 where a worker suffered serious head injury after a steel bar pierce into his skull while operating an excavator.
A crane driver was found guilty of failing to take reasonable care of the safety of others and was fined $2500 plus costs of $594 following an incident in which the crane he was operating brought down power lines in Osborne Park.