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.
A new safety campaign launched on Sunday will share the views of Victorian workers to put a spotlight on the changing nature of what it means to be safe and healthy at work.
The Queensland Government’s Buy Queensland policy is now supporting best practice workplaces through key enhancements to government’s procurement policy.
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”.
The International Day of Mourning on 28 April each year, is a reminder to take a moment to think about the importance of workplace health and safety and how workplace incidents are affecting families, friends, coworkers, and the community.
A new health and safety tool kit developed and endorsed by the New Zealand government has been released to help lift the health and safety performance in workplaces across the country.
The Queensland Government strengthens workplace health and safety following the successful passage of tough new laws in Parliament on Thursday.
SafeWork NSW is now accepting entries for the 2017 SafeWork Awards.
A new $3.2 million campaign which aims to make NSW the safest state to work in Australia has been launched.
The death of a timber cutter while working alone in the town of Monto prompted Workplace Health and Safety Queensland to remind workers of the importance of making safety a priority for remote forest workers.
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.
WorkSafe is conducting an investigation into the cause of the man’s death.
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.
Working longer hours may make you a model employee but it sure has its health implications.
Grant opportunities worth $650,000 will be awarded to researchers in the next round of Safe Work SA WHS Research Strategy.
WorkCover WA together with the Industrial Foundation for Accident Prevention (IFAP) will conduct a free information seminar for injured workers.
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …