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.
Excessive occupational sitting can lead to serious health conditions but replacing an hour of sitting with standing can reduce health risks – this and more will be presented at Sports Medicine Australia’s be active 2014 conference this week in Canberra.
As part of the Victorian WorkCover Authority Health and Safety Week, safety experts will be featured in a series of seminars across Victoria.
WorkCover NSW and the Motor Traders’ Association (MTA) of NSW have signed a partnership agreement to continue their collaboration in addressing work health and safety issues within the automotive industry.
A transport company has been fined more than $50,000 for operating unsafe vehicles following an investigation over a crash at Mona Vale in Sydney’s suburbs in October 2013.
Workers, businesses and work health and safety representatives are encouraged to participate at the Victorian WorkCover Authority’s Health and Safety Week, beginning on 20 October.
A SafeWork SA supported safety project, The Manufacturing Safety for Supervisors aims to develop a cross-platform open-access training package to provide relevant information, skills and insights into some of the safety issues faced by supervisors in modern workplaces.