A union has rejected an oil and gas company’s proposed new enterprise deal after twelve months of negotiations at the Gippsland sites.
Sitting down all day is really, really bad for you.
A new memorial will soon be erected at Moura in Queensland, thanks to a fund-raising effort by members of the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU).
An inspection program implemented by WorkSafe WA in the motor vehicle repair sector revealed serious concerns with motor vehicle hoists and traffic management.
ACT Work Safety Commissioner given authority to cancel licences of asbestos contractors failing in their safety obligations
ACT Work Safety Commissioner Mark McCabe now has the authority to cancel licences of asbestos contractors who breaches safety conditions. A Fairfax Media report says Mr McCabe has been given the power to revoke licences of negligent asbestos handlers to protect the public as ACT starts demolition of more than 1,000 Mr Fluffy homes. WorkSafe …
The Electrical Safety Office is calling on electrical contractors to remind customers not to try doing their own electrical repairs following the death of a man this month where a vacuum cleaner was found disassembled, live parts exposed.
The Work Safety Awards WA 2015 will be open for nomination until 3 July 2015.
WorkCover NSW released a safety alert following a recent incident in which workers were injured and others put at serious risk when a scaffold collapsed onto a street. In a separate incident, a scaffold collapsed into a laneway and neighbouring properties. No one was injured in the incident.
A man was fatally injured after he was crushed by a bobcat he was working on in his backyard in Toogoolawah in Brisbane.
Medical practitioners in South Australia are in for a change in July as the state implements new worker’s compensation legislation.
SafeWork SA is encouraging workers to convert Certificates of Competency or old style tickets issued between January 2005 and September 2010 to the national high risk work licence before the deadline.
Closing date for submission of entries for the SafeWork Awards 2015 has been extended.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) and the University of Tasmania’s Australian Maritime College (AMC) have recently launched a resource kit to assist industry and commercial vessel operators comply with revised operational safety requirements.
WorkCover and WorkSafe inspectors will visit the Albury and Wodonga region in June as part of the Cross Border Project.
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.
Two construction companies have entered into an enforceable undertaking to spend $570,000 on industry education.
A new report from an auditor general reveals that violence against healthcare employees are “unnecessary and preventable.”
WorkSafe Victoria has today issued a reminder for the farming community to be vigilant following the fatal tractor incidents on Sunday.
A stone benchtop manufacturer and installer in Bayswater has been fined $120,000 over the fatal incident in 2011.
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.
Nominations are now being accepted for this year’s Queensland Safe Work and Return to Work Awards, which highlights outstanding innovations and success in work health and safety and rehabilitation and return to work.