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.
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