The Victorian Government has appointed Meriel O’Sullivan as Chair of the Accident Compensation Conciliation Service (ACCS).
A Perth trucking company has been fined $160,000 for safety violations after two workers were fatally crushed by falling concrete panels more than two years ago.
Temperatures are expected to soar into the mid 40s in parts of regional NSW this week, prompting SafeWork NSW to remind businesses to ensure workers are safe.
The NSW Government has announced plans to reform the workers compensation dispute resolution system following an extensive review.
WorkSafe ACT is reminding workers and employers to prioritise safety on worksites in the lead up to the Easter long weekend.
The 2018 Resource Industry Network Safety Conference was held in Mackay last week.
A Melbourne cardboard carton manufacturer has been fined $42,000 and ordered to pay $5,867 in costs for safety failings
SafeWork Australia has released the latest workplace fatality figures for 2018.
The latest workplace fatality figures released by Safe Work Australia show 16 Australian workers have been killed at work since the beginning of 2018.
The Western Australian Government has approved the drafting of a Bill to modernise the workers’ compensation legislation.
Two young workers have died and a third has been seriously injured following a string of workplace incidents in Victoria over the past two days.
Safe Work Australia has released the latest work-related fatality figures.
Work Safety Commissioner Greg Jones is reminding ACT businesses to make the safety of workers their top priority in 2018.
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.