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.
All Victorians are invited to participate in Jobs At Home Day on 5 December by creating and wearing a badge showing the important role they play at home.
Safe Work Australia has recently released the Work-related fatalities associated with unsafe design of machinery, plant and powered tools,(2006-2011) report.
A Safer Towns, Safer Communities event will be held at Broken Hill and Menindee in New South Wales next week.
A food processing company was fined $10500 plus costs for inadequate guarding which caused crush injury to a worker.
WorkSafe ACT cautions the Canberra community and building industry from ordering building products from overseas which may contain asbestos.
WorkCover NSW recently released an update into the independent investigation being conducted into loose-fill asbestos.
ACT Work Safety has recently Winners of the Healthier Work Day photo competition.
The Victorian WorkCover Authority (VWA) is calling on farmers to be proactive in ensuring safety in the upcoming harvest season.
Safety barriers and speed humps removed from construction site days before worker’s tragic death, says union
A union claims that safety barriers and speed humps were removed at a warehouse club’s construction site days before a landscape gardener died when he was struck by a truck on a service road.
New Jersey – A construction worker was killed in Jersey City after a tape measure fell 50 stories and hit him in the head.
California, USA – A pool worker was awarded $6.7 million after he suffered severe burns while at work.
A company in South Australia was fined $48,000 plus costs after a worker sustained severe crush injuries and multiple leg fractures from a workplace incident. The company was prosecuted for failing to provide and maintain plant in a safe condition having failed to adequately guard a paver stacking machine. The workers was operating the paver …
Safe Work Australia has recently released an updated worker fatalities report with 140 Australian workers killed at work as at 21 October 2014.
Winners of the Return to Work Awards have been announced during the Return to Work Conference Expo on Monday, 20 October.