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Man fatally injured in bobcat incident

Reported by Haydee | 25 May, 2015

A man was fatally injured after he was crushed by a bobcat he was working on in his backyard in Toogoolawah in Brisbane.

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Cross Border Project in Wodonga/Albury

Reported by Haydee | 19 May, 2015

WorkCover and WorkSafe inspectors will visit the Albury and Wodonga region in June as part of the Cross Border Project.

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Safety video on asbestos safety in homes launched

Reported by Haydee | 18 May, 2015

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.

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WorkCover to visit Gladstone employers

Reported by Haydee | 03 May, 2015

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.

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Aircraft wreckage found in Queensland

Reported by Haydee | 21 Apr, 2015

The wreckage of a single engine aircraft, which was reported missing has been located around 39km north west of Gympie in Queensland.

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Search for missing seafarer concluded

Reported by Haydee | 17 Apr, 2015

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.

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Draft guideline on tyre safety released

Reported by Haydee | 14 Apr, 2015

The Department of Mines and Petroleum’s Resources Safety Division has recently released a draft guideline on tyre safety for earth-moving machinery.