An ammonia leak at factory in WA, about 10 kilometres northeast of Perth’s central business district, has forced the evacuation of workers.
New research conducted by the Edith Cowan University has found Fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers suffer from depression at more than twice the rate of the general Australian population.
Two workers have been taken to hospital with serious injuries after flooring collapsed at a southeastern Queensland construction site on Monday morning.
A study undertaken by the UNSW’s School of Public Health and Community Medicine has found that the use of cloth masks by healthcare workers increases the risk of respiratory illness and viral infections, and should hence be discouraged.
A mining company has been fined $75,000 for failing to provide a safe working environment after three workers were seriously injured at a Western Australian mine in January 2012.
Two workers have been hospitalised with severe burns following a huge blaze at a factory in the south-west region of Sydney on Friday afternoon.
Workplace Health and Safety is investigating a workplace incident that claimed the life of a man at a Townsville-based company on Friday morning.
Temperatures in South Australia are expected to rise this weekend prompting SafeWork SA to issue a reminder to employers and workers on the need to take appropriate measures to deal with the effects of excessive heat in the workplace.
A man whose feet became trapped in a hay-baling machine at a farm in Williams, 32km west of Narrogin is recovering in a Perth hospital.
Electrical Trades Union South West organiser Dan McGaw says the number of suicide deaths among fly in fly out (FIFO) workers in the Surat Basin has reached a “disgraceful” level.
Safe Work Australia’s monthly notifiable fatalities report shows 28 Australian workers were killed while at work during the month of August this year.
Figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show the number of people experiencing a work-related injury or illness has continued to decline.
A 24-year-old man has suffered severe head and neck injuries after he fell on concrete at a cattle property in Southeast Queensland.
WorkCover NSW and Ferrovial Agroman Australia have signed an agreement to ensure workers’ safety during the construction of the Sancrox Road Interchange Project.
Businesses in Western Australia are being encouraged to appoint mental health officers who can effectively deal with mental health issues affecting their workers.
Researchers from the University of Adelaide say less movement and prolonged sitting poses serious health risks to office workers. The use of blue-rich LEDs instead of warm-coloured lighting is also detrimental to the health of office workers according to the public health researchers.
An incident where a man died after being struck by a grader at Karatha Airport in Western Australia will be probed by WorkSafe authorities.
A workplace incident at Perth’s Kewdale suburb in Western Australia has claimed the life of a man.
The findings of a new study conducted by organisational psychology firm SACS Consulting show workers in the utilities sector were the most conscious of their safety and were more likely to take part in activities that improve safety in the workplace.
Statistics from Safe work Australia show 125 Australian workers have been killed while at work this year, with the transport, postal and warehousing industries recording the highest number of fatalities.
Operations at a Central Queensland mine were halted on Friday morning after a mine worker was injured underground.