Work safety inspectors from both WorkSafe and WorkCover NSW will visit construction sites in Mildura and Wentworth later this month to educate builders and sub-contractors about workplace safety requirements in both states. The visits will begin 16 March and inspectors will assess site safety and will focus on fall protection and UV sun protection. WorkSafe …
A recently conducted study on overweight workers found that obese workers tend to take more sick days compared to their healthier colleagues.
WorkCover NSW has awarded five insurance industry professionals with scholarships in the 2015 round of the Personal Injury Management Scholarship Program.
WorkCover NSW is now accepting nominations for this year’s SafeWork Awards.
WorkCover NSW safety inspectors now have the authority to issue on the spot fines to individuals or businesses undertaking unlicensed asbestos removal work.
NSW workplaces made a pledge to support healthier lifestyles by supporting a new workplace health service, Get Healthy at Work.
The Safer Communities, Safer Towns event is coming to Cessnock and Kurri Kurri this month to provide free work health and safety advice to the community.
No additional properties containing loose fill asbestos insulation have been identified by the Heads of Asbestos Coordination Authorities (HACA) over the past week.
NSW WorkCover is seeking public opinion on a proposed NSW Code of Practice for the horse industry.
WorkCover is looking at the possibility of adopting the same incentives for medium and large employers which was successful in improving safety at work and reducing red tape for small employers.
Safer Communities, Safer Towns event is coming to Crookwell next week to provide free work and safety advice to businesses and workers.
NSW residents with loose-fill asbestos in their home will receive further assistance package. The NSW Government through Minister for Finance and Services, Dominic Perrottet, made the announcement.
WorkCover NSW has issued a reminder to remind everyone to stay safe as the year ends.
Finance and Services Minister Dominic Perrottet and Small Business Minister John Barilaro on Tuesday have revealed that small business employers and workers are greatly benefitting from changes to workers compensation scheme making NSW a safer and more productive place to work.
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.