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.
A man was Friday morning seriously injured after falling from the top of a construction site in Melbourne.
A gas explosion has rocked a Sydney south restaurant injuring three workers.
The Queensland Resource Council has reiterated its commitment to ensuring improved safety for workers in the resource sector across the state.
Statistics from Safe Work Australia show 186 Australians were killed while at work in 2013.
Workers have found a grenade at a Wodonga construction site.
A worker at a Fortitude Valley work site in Brisbane’s inner-north has died as a result of a trench collapsing on top of him.
An investigation is underway at QGC’s Matilda John well-site following an incident where a worker’s personal gas detector was activated last Friday morning.
About 50 workers were evacuated after smoke from a burn-out pump activated an alarm at Gourmet Garden in Palmwoods Monday morning.
A brick wall has collapsed killing a worker at a construction site in south-east Melbourne.