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.
Latest figures from Safe Work Australia show five Australian workers died on the job in the first week of 2017.
The latest Work-related Traumatic Injury Fatalities report has been released by Safe Work Australia.
Three workers were taken to hospital after a crane collapsed on top of a north Sydney building on Sunday morning.
Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace is essential for a number of reasons. One of the main reasons why workers are tested for drugs or alcohol is because impairment by alcohol or drugs increases the risk of suffering an injury.
People who are injured or become ill at work need immediate and appropriate medical attention. Workplace related injuries cost the Australian economy an estimated $60.6 billion each year, according to Safe Work Australia
Emergency services were called to a worksite, west of Berkeley, on Friday morning after a man reportedly became trapped between steel beams.
Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr Anthony Lynham has announced the appointment of Kate du Preez as the new Commissioner for Mine Safety and Health.
Many people are exposed to heat when working, outdoors or in hot indoor environments. Heat illness occurs when the body cannot sufficiently cool itself.
A man suffered serious head and spinal injuries after he fell about two metres while working at a property in Rosedale, north of Bundaberg Thursday afternoon.
A man has suffered serious leg injuries after being struck by a tractor in South East Queensland.