NSW businesses pledge work safety promise

Reported by Haydee | 18 Jun, 2018

Over 100 businesses in NSW pledged their support towards a healthy and safe workplace by ensuring the health and safety of everyone at work through SafeWork NSW’s Safety Promise Program.


2018 Comcare National Conference in September

Reported by Haydee | 03 Apr, 2018

This year’s Comcare national conference on the 18th and 19th of September at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre has a theme, “Fit for the Future: Collaborate, Innovate, Achieve”.


WorkSafe Victoria: Protect workers from extreme heat

Reported by Haydee | 07 Dec, 2015

While there are obvious safety risks for people working outdoors, people working indoors and in confined spaces are also at risk from indirect heat or fatigue during heatwave periods.


Health and Safety Week in Victoria starts today

Reported by Haydee | 19 Oct, 2015

Winners of the 2015 WorkSafe Awards will be announced during a ceremony at the convention centre on 28 October from 2.45pm, which will be open to the public.


Information Seminar for injured workers

Reported by Haydee | 08 Sep, 2014

WorkCover WA together with the Industrial Foundation for Accident Prevention (IFAP) will conduct a free information seminar for injured workers.

Coroner Recommends Reopening Case to Examine Employer Culpability

Reported by Admin | 18 Aug, 2013

Northern coroner Jane Bentley has said that with the new evidence presented at the coronial inquest into the death of a worker who was electrocuted this week, Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) could reopen the investigation to find out whether the employer was at fault. She said that “Considering that this inquest has heard new …

Must Watch New Safety Film: Forever young – Tim’s story

Reported by Admin | 10 Aug, 2013

A new film “Forever young – Tim’s story” has been launched by the Electrical Safety Office and it focuses on the experiences of Bill Martin whose son died after an electric shock in the workplace at the age of 17-years-old. Tim was an electrical apprentice at the time of the incident and he was working …

Two Injured in QLD after School Fete Ride Malfunction

Reported by Admin | 05 Aug, 2013

Workplace Health and Safety is investigating an incident with a school fete ride in Capalaba yesterday morning. According to a police spokesperson, the operator of a tea cup ride was conducting a test when a segment of the machinery pitched forward off of its mounting blocks and crushed his leg. He was able to lift …

Man Seriously Injured at Mount Isa Construction Site

Reported by Admin | 01 Aug, 2013

A worker at a Mount Isa construction site suffered serious injuries when half a tonne of wood crushed him against a dirt mound this morning. The 22 year old worker was at the site working  when the wooden form work fell on top of him. He was transported to Mount Isa with critical internal chest …

Suspected Equipment Tampering on Curtis Island

Reported by Admin | 25 Jul, 2013

Police and Workplace Health and Safety have investigated allegations that equipment has been tampered with at a work site on the island. Initially Gladstone police were called to the work site on Monday when workers discovered that there seemed to be nuts missing from a number of chain block lifting devices. The general manager of …