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.
WorkCover NSW has invested more than $170,000 on safety improvements in wood industry across the state. This is part of a project to improve safety and reduce injuries in identified high-risk industries.
NSW Minister for Finance and Services, Dominic Perrottet revealed on Monday that the results of a statutory review of the 2012 amendments to workers compensation in NSW highlighted the need for a sound financial management for the Scheme to remain sustainable.
WorkCover NSW has renewed its partnership with Forestry Corporation of NSW to develop effective approaches to work health and safety and injury management in the forestry industry. Acting General Manager of WorkCover NSW’s Work Health and Safety Division, Peter Dunphy said the partnership which was first signed in 2011 has achieved significant progress in recent …
A man died at a Port Macquarie warehouse after being crushed between two large engines on Tuesday.
WorkCover’s Safer Small Towns event will be coming to Mogo next Wednesday, 11 June to provide free work health and safety advice to businesses and workers.
Former Sydney hairdressing business owners were fined $25,000 each for failure to ensure keratin products in their salon were safe to use. The owners pleaded guilty in the Local Court of NSW last month to two offences under Section 33 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 for failing to comply with work health …
Minister for Finance and Services Dominic Perrottet has announced on Friday that the NSW Government has commissioned an independent review of the 2012 amendments to the workers compensation system.
A safety alliance between WorkCover NSW and Cooma-Monaro Shire Council has been renewed today, 9 May 2014.
WorkCover NSW and Thiess Pty Ltd has formally sealed their commitment to ensuring workers’ safety during the construction of the Frederickton to Eungai (F2E) Pacific Highway Upgrade Project with the signing of an action plan.
Minister for Finance and Services Dominic Perrottet and NSW Treasurer Andrew Constance announced on Monday a $1 billion improvement to the bottom line of the NSW Workers Compensation Scheme.
Estuary fishermen are encouraged to take advantage of the $500 estuarine fishing small business rebate.
Safety blitz conducted in NSW construction sites is progressing well, according to WorkCover NSW.
WorkCover NSW will be working with NSW Farmers this week to promote awareness on the importance of safety on farms in the region.
WorkCover is currently investigating the death of a cotton gin worker near Moree.
WorkCover NSW, together wirh the Orana Regional Business Enterprise Centre will conduct a Western Plains Small Business Safety Tour next week to promote safety in NSW businesses.
An investigation is underway following a fire at the Barangaroo construction site in the Sydney CBD.