A Safer Towns, Safer Communities event will be held at Broken Hill and Menindee in New South Wales next week.
WorkCover NSW has recently introduced new workers compensation scheme agents who will enter into a new contract to provide claims and policy services on behalf of the Nominal Insurer in the NSW workers compensation scheme.
WorkCover NSW recently released an update into the independent investigation being conducted into loose-fill asbestos.
The Heads of Asbestos Coordination Authorities (HACA) is providing free ceiling insulation testing to identify the the full extent of homes affected with asbestos across the state.
WorkCover NSW is reminding everyone to always follow manufacturer’s instructions when using portable beer keg system following the rupture of a gas-pressurised keg on October 10 which left a 23-year old man injured severely.
An Alive and Well stand will be available at the Australian National Field Days on 23-25 October 2014 at Borenore.
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.
An increase in the number of workers seriously injured while using machinery over the past 12 months prompted WorkCover NSW to launch an industry safety project next month to prevent more injuries from happening.
WorkCover NSW is encouraging all agriculture businesses and workers to visit the Alive and Well stand at Henty Machinery Field Days. Acting General Manager of WorkCover NSW’s Work Health and Safety Division, Peter Dunphy said a video booth will be set up at the Alive and Well stand where farmers could share their views on …
An alliance between WorkCover NSW and Hansen Yuncken was signed on Tuesday to ensure that a safe workplace will be provided during the Wagga Wagga Health Service Redevelopment.
WorkCover NSW inspectors together with representatives from the Victorian WorkCover Authority are visiting construction sites in Cobram, Barooga, Yarrawonga and Mulwala from 25-29 August.
NSW Minister for Finance and Services, Dominic Perrottett announced today an independent investigation to help identify the number of premises in the state that may contain loose-filled asbestos ceiling insulation materials.
The Safety, Return to Work and Support (SRWS) division welcomed its new Chief Executive Officer on Tuesday to replace outgoing CEO Julie Newman who retired from the position on August 1.
WorkCover NSW will bring its Safer Small Towns event to western NSW.
Boating industry injuries in the NSW have decreased almost a quarter since a safety partnership has been signed between WorkCover NSW and the Boating Industry Association of NSW (BIA).
A house construction Demo Day will be held at Oran Park Town Centre on 12 August and WorkCover NSW is inviting all builders, sub-contractors and construction workers throughout the Macarthur District to participate in the event.
A WorkCover program helped NSW farmers prioritise safety by providing up to $2,000 assistance for the cost of safety solutions to address farm risks. Around 9,500 farmers were able to invest in safety improvements.
WorkCover NSW is inviting attendees at the Ballina Home Sweet Home Expo this week to visit their exhibit and get free work health and safety advice from safety experts.
Twelve new codes of practice set to improve safety in NSW workplaces commences today. These codes, which are part of the national harmonised work health and safety laws that were adopted by NSW in 2012 replaced several existing codes from previous occupational health and safety laws. “The NSW Government is committed to providing a safe …
A new campaign has been launched by the NSW Minister for Finance and Services, Dominic Perrottet at the NSW Farmers Conference on Tuesday.
WorkCover NSW is calling on all medium and large construction companies across the state to participate in its 2014 House Construction Industry Mentor Program.