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.
More than a thousand construction workers walked off the job at a new hospital in Kawana due to safety concerns.
A company has been fined $75,000 over an incident in 2013 that resulted to the amputation of a young worker’s leg.
The new version follows a new, higher level structure to make it easier to use in conjunction with other management system standards, with increased importance given to risk.
A prohibition notice was issued to a South Australian company following a Four Corners report exposing the exploitation of workers on farms and companies supplying Australia’s largest supermarkets and food chains
With the theme “Evolution of mechanical safety – 25 years and beyond”, the seminar highlighted changes and improvements to safety in the NSW mining industry.
Unions said failure to report the incidents as lost time injury indicates “deep problems with the project and its work culture”.
The male guard was fatally injured when he was hit by a cement truck entering the Cement Australia manufacturing plant at Kandos in Central West NSW.
WorkSafe Victoria’s workplace health and safety interactive tool has been updated, providing more features to help Victorians stay safe at work.
China’s head of State Administration of Work Safety has been sacked, following the Tianjin blast which killed more than 100 people this month.
The Australian Defence Force has been fined $220,000 following an incident where a man was fatally shot during a training exercise.
A $1 million partnership between WorkCover NSW and the Australian Paralympic Committee will provide an opportunity for paralympians to mentor injured young workers and those injured on the road. The announcement was made on Tuesday by NSW Minister for Finance, Services and Property, Dominic Perrottet.
Finalists for the 2015 Queensland Safe Work and Return to Work Awards have been announced.
Aggressions and violent incidents directed towards ambulance officers in South Australia have decreased in the past two months following the Keep Your Hands off our Ambos campaign.
Presence of toxic sodium cyanide confirmed at China explosion site; families of missing firefighters demand for an answer
Tianjin, China – A senior military officer confirmed that hundreds of tons of highly-poisonous cyanide were being stored at the site of the explosion last week that devastated the Chinese port of Tianjin.
A new video featuring sports reporter and Queensland rugby league legend, Shane Webcke has been released by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland.
NSW Minister for Finance, Services and Property, Mr Dominic Perrottet has released a statement on the role of the Dust Disease Board under the 2015 insurance reforms.
WorkSafe Queensland conducted a webinar exploring how understanding how young workers think and their risk profiles can influence their health, safety and return to work.
Horse riding instructors believe another track riding incident is inevitable unless better safety standards will be implemented.
Three of the biggest Australian supermarket chains are included in the list of companies with the worst injury rates, according to a new research. The researchers examined how often these companies recorded injuries which resulted to time lost from work (Lost time injury frequency rates or LTIFR) The report, Safety Spotlight: ASX100 Companies & More released …