SIRA Board members appointed

Reported by Haydee | 20 Nov, 2015

NSW Minister for Innovation and Better regulation, Victor Dominello has recently appointed Board members of the State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA).


New regulation to allow injured workers to make additional claim

Reported by Haydee | 26 Oct, 2015

A new regulation will be established by the NSW Government to allow injured workers in NSW who made a claim for lump sum compensation before 19 June 2012, to make one further claim if their condition significantly worsens.

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Safety alert on working with drilling rigs issued

Reported by Haydee | 23 Oct, 2015

WorkCover NSW released a safety alert following a recent incident in which a worker died after his clothing was tangled on the rotating auger of the drilling rig he was operating.


Dust Diseases Scheme not being abolished

Reported by Haydee | 11 Aug, 2015

The Workers’ Compensation Dust Diseases Board is not being axed. This was what Mr Vivek Bhatia, Chief Executive Officer of Safety, Return to Work and Support clarified in a statement.

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Results of quad bike safety study released

Reported by Haydee | 04 Aug, 2015

The results of a world-first testing and research project into quad bike safety has been released on Monday by the University of NSW Transport and Road Safety Unit.


Third phase of strategic action plan to improve farm safety to be launched

Reported by Haydee | 28 Jun, 2015

The agriculture industry has been ranked as one of the high-risk industries in Australia due to its high number of work-related injuries and fatalities. Two years ago, the agriculture sector recorded the second highest number of fatalities (50). Last year the industry recorded 46 fatalities.


Small Machinery Field Day at Moss Vale

Reported by Haydee | 17 Jun, 2015

With the aim of reducing the number of serious injuries and fatalities in the agriculture industry, WorkCover NSW, together with NSW Farmers Association, Department of Primary Industries (DPI), and Local Land Services (LLS) will conduct a combined Small Machinery Fields day at Moss Vale.