WorkSafe Victoria figures show 27 people were killed in workplace incidents in 2017 – the highest toll since 2009.
Latest figures from Safe Work Australia show there were a total of 175 fatal work injuries in Australia in 2017.
WorkSafe ACT is reminding employers to prioritise worker safety and wellbeing over meeting deadlines in the lead up to the Christmas break.
With summer temperatures expected to soar across Sydney, the NSW Government is reminding workers and businesses to work safely in the heat.
WorkCover Queensland, REIQ partnership aims to raise awareness on the importance of workers’ compensation insurance
WorkCover Queensland is running a series of regional roadshows from October to December in partnership with Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) to raise awareness on the importance of being covered for workers’ compensation.
A new plan aimed at reducing agriculture-related fatalities has been launched by the NSW Government.
WorkSafe WA is reminding workers in the agriculture sector to keep safety a high priority during the busy harvest season.
Occupation related asthma accounts for at least 200 workers’ compensation claims per year in Australia.
Minister for Building and Construction Guy Barnett has encouraged all Tasmanian workers and employers to take part in a WorkSafe Month activity to learn new ways to be safe and healthy in their workplace.
The finalists for the 2017 WorkSafe Awards have been announced, with twenty-three Victorian businesses, health and safety representatives and individuals included in the list.
Hard metal industry workers do not face an increased risk of lung cancer, according to research carried out in the United States.
The Western Australian Government will provide $310,000 in funding to raise mental health awareness among construction and FIFO workers.
Queensland mine operators will face tougher penalties for failing to keep their workers safe, under new legislation introduced to State Parliament on Thursday.
A Perth-based roofing company has been fined $70,000 after a labourer was seriously injured when he fell through a skylight.
The Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment Bill 2016 has passed the Tasmanian Legislative Council.
The Queensland Government is seeking stronger workers’ compensation protections for workers with black lung and associated dust diseases.
The North Queensland Return to Work Conference and Expo was held on Friday April 28 in Townsville.
Five workers have been taken to hospital following an explosion at an abattoir in south-east Queensland.
Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace on Thursday said that since the re-emergence of black lung disease, the Queensland Government has ramped up efforts to tackle the disease and support those workers affected by it.
Latest workplace fatality figures from Safe Work Australia show 32 Australian workers have been killed at work so far this year.
Figures from Safe Work Australia show as at 27 February, 28 Australian workers have been killed at work in 2017.