Father of teen worker who fell to his death wants answers

Reported by Haydee | 10 Jan, 2017

The father of a 17-year-old worker who died after falling at a Perth construction site is demanding for answers after he was told that his son was not wearing a safety harness during the incident.


Two companies fined $1.5m for worker’s death

Reported by Haydee | 31 Mar, 2016

Two companies were fined a total of $1.5 million in the Supreme Court last week over a workplace fatality at a Melbourne construction site in 2011.


Farm workers urged to make safety a priority

Reported by Haydee | 12 Nov, 2015

Victorian farms are now considered as one of the most dangerous workplaces in the state after five deaths in the industry have been recorded for the past weeks.


SA to commemorate International Workers Memorial

Reported by Haydee | 04 Apr, 2014

A special church service to commemorate International Workers Memorial Day will be held on Monday, 28 April at 2:30pm at the Pilgrim Uniting Church in Adelaide.

Workplace deaths and injuries recorded the lowest in Victoria

Reported by Haydee | 08 Jan, 2013

2012 has been the safest year for Victorian workplaces, with only 18 deaths, down from 25 in 2011. According to figures released by WorkCover, workplace injuries was low in 2012, with only 7.77 people injured for every million hours compared to 7.9 workers in 2011. Assistant Treasurer Gordon Rich-Phillips through Fairfax Media said inspection and …

7th annual Safe Work Australia Awards finalists announced

Reported by Haydee | 17 Jan, 2012

SafeWork Australia through its Chair Mr Tom Phillips announced the finalists for the 7th annual Safe Work Australia Awards There are 37 finalists coming from a wide range of industries. They are winners of their state, territory or the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission 2011 work and health safety awards. The finalists will be competing …