An incident in which 21 people were injured in a Korean tunnel in October prompted the Department of Mines and Petroleum to focus on vehicles that may be carrying dangerous goods using the Northbridge Tunnel.
An open public consultation for proposed changes to better support NSW’s injured workers to return to work has been opened on Thursday.
Truck drivers who were protesting at a supermarket in Parramatta have been arrested this morning.
Australian workers and businesses urged to make work health and safety a top priority throughout the year
National Safe Work Month 2015 have come to and end, but Safe Work Australia says giving importance to work health and safety should continue to be a top priority.
The seminar today will show how better design at the start of construction projects can protect health and safety of workers and benefit businesses.
WorkSafe WA Commissioner Lex McCulloch assured workers and the public that it is safe to resume work at the site.
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.