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.
Injured workers in NSW will be eligible for two new benefits that provide further support for them to return to work.
The Queensland Government says it will ensure all workers at Clive Palmer’s Queensland Nickel Refinery who are retrenched, receive exit medical checks.
Leading rehabilitation and return to work experts converged in Townsville on Friday morning for the North Queensland Return to Work Conference.
Recent statistics from Safe Work Australia show 41 Australian workers have been killed at work since the beginning of this year.
A man has suffered a serious head injury after falling from scaffolding in South East Queensland. The incident happened on Tuesday afternoon near Maleny, about 78 kilometers north of Brisbane. Paramedics assessed the 30-year-old man at the scene before taking him to Nambour hospital for further treatment. Statistics from Safe Work Australia show more than …