Workplace Health and safety Queensland is seeking safety speakers for Safe Work Month to be held on October.
Registrations are now being accepted for the North Queensland Return to Work Conference and Expo on 24 April 2015.
A new online assistance program to help small businesses comply with their workplace safety and health obligation s have been launched on Monday.
A mushroom farm owner was fined $50,000 in Bendigo Magistrates court last month over a gas explosion incident that resulted to a worker’s serious burn injuries.
WorkCover NSW has awarded five insurance industry professionals with scholarships in the 2015 round of the Personal Injury Management Scholarship Program.
New York – The State Supreme Court has awarded a man who suffered severe leg injuries while working on a window and door project at a community college in Niagara Country more than 7.2 million in damages after a nonjury trial.
Severe lighting storms can be a safety threat to operators of flammable dangerous goods and explosives. The Department of Mines and Petroleums (DMP) said, lighting can be a potential ignition source for flammable dangerous good and explosives.
WorkCover NSW safety inspectors now have the authority to issue on the spot fines to individuals or businesses undertaking unlicensed asbestos removal work.
As grape harvest season in regional Victoria intensifies, WorkSafe Victoria is encouraging farms and vineyards to examine their safety systems and machine guarding to ensure safety.
NSW workplaces made a pledge to support healthier lifestyles by supporting a new workplace health service, Get Healthy at Work.
The Safer Communities, Safer Towns event is coming to Cessnock and Kurri Kurri this month to provide free work health and safety advice to the community.
NSW WorkCover is seeking public opinion on a proposed NSW Code of Practice for the horse industry.
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.