People who made a difference in promoting work safety have been recognised during Australia Day 2015.
A property to test positive during the Heads of Asbestos Coordination Authorities (HACA) loose fill asbestos investigation has been identified .
Identifying the potential hazards in the workplace is very important in reducing the possibility of workplace incidents and accidents. Because of this, the Department of Mines and Petroleum’s (DMP) Resources Safety Division created the “Know Your Hazards” video series.
A smoking ban will be implemented later this week at Tasmania’s Risdon Prison amid fears for violent reactions from inmates.
WorkSafe WA reminds employers and workers on safety issues associated with working along and in isolated areas as well as the importance of having safe systems of work.
WorkCover is looking at the possibility of adopting the same incentives for medium and large employers which was successful in improving safety at work and reducing red tape for small employers.
Safe Work Australia Chief Executive Officer, Michelle Baxter reminds all Australians to prioritise health and safety in workplaces and make this a part of their New Year’s resolution.
The Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) investigated allegations of a gas leak at a gas well in the Kimberley.
Australian pilots and air operators are urged to check all information on possible safety and security threats to flights prior to conducting operations in, over or near areas of armed conflict or turmoil.
WorkSafe will implement an inspection program which will examine the safety standards in electrical, electronic and gas appliance retailing for the remainder of the 2014/15 financial year.
Sports reporter and Queensland rugby league legend, Shane Webcke is the new Queensland Safety Ambassador.
Two companies were fined $450,000 this month over a worker fatality on a Melbourne construction site in 2011.
A symposium discussing latest research and best practice approaches to musculoskeletal disorders will be held at the Brisbane Exhibition and Convention Centre from 3 to 4 March 2015.
NSW residents with loose-fill asbestos in their home will receive further assistance package. The NSW Government through Minister for Finance and Services, Dominic Perrottet, made the announcement.
A new report reveals that almost half (45%) of Queensland workers’ compensation claims in the accommodation and food services industry came from injured young workers.
A car company has been fined $33,000 plus costs after a worker sustained serious burns in a workplace incident in October 2012.
A new report on the attitudes of Australian workers towards acceptance of risk taking and rule breaking in the workplace as measured by the Perception of Work Health and Safety Survey 2012-13 is now available.
WorkCover NSW has issued a reminder to remind everyone to stay safe as the year ends.
The Victorian WorkCover Authority is reminding employers and employees to prioritise safety as Christmas season approaches.
WorkSafe Queensland is calling on everyone who employed a household worker to renew their Household Worker Policy by 19 December 2014.
A recent coronial inquest on quad bikes has revealed that one in five people killed in a quad bike incident in Australia is a child.