An education provider in the Northern Territory has been convicted and fined $50,000 after a student died during a sports carnival in 2015.
Small business owners in Geelong, Traralgon, Shepparton, and Warrnambool are encouraged to take advantage of WorkSafe’s free workshops and be able to speak one-on-one with OHS experts.
A breakfast seminar on the introduction and embedding of technology to enhance work health and safety was co-hosted by WorkSafe ACT, SafeWork NSW and the Safety Institute of Australia.
SafeWork SA will be sharing work health and safety information at the South East Field Days in Lucindale.
The NSW Government announced Australia’s first dedicated Code of Practice for managing risks when new riders interact with horses in the workplace.
Around 10,000 Victorians signed up to wear safety badges on Friday during the Jobs At Home Day.
The Queensland Government will invest on a Townsville-based tech firm which has developed a way of using mobile phones to make travel between job sites safer.
Safe Work Australia called on all those driving vehicles to consider work health and safety practices in their workplace and to ensure all safety measures are in place.
UTS engineers were able to develop CROC, the world’s first autonomous robot inspired by the movement of an inchworm and is now used for steel bridge inspection.
Sit-stand desks have gained popularity especially among sedentary workers as it is believed to improve health, but a new study conducted by Cochrane researchers says its benefits are very uncertain.
NT WorkSafe has accepted an enforceable undertaking from a construction company which allegedly exposed its workers to asbestos.
Workers marched through the streets of Darwin to highlight safety issues on suicide among FIFO workers, effects of 4/1 rosters on the mental health of workers, and other work health and safety concerns.
WorkSafe will target safety measures in the health care industry through its Health Practice team, which is developing targeted projects with key stakeholders and major employers in the health sector.
The Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) has recently developed a new audit and accompanying guide to help distinguish and manage psychosocial risks in Western Australia’s resources industry.
South Australia is imposing tougher penalties for people who will attack public transport staff with up to 25 years in jail time as announced by the State Government.
WorkSafe WA is reminding workers particularly those engaged in construction work to protect their hearing as some chemicals can cause hearing damage.
A crane business and one of its employees have been ordered to pay a total of $9,877 over a 2013 incident where a worker received an electric shock.
Emergency crews were alerted to a fatal work-related incident at Western Australia’s fire-ravaged South West early Saturday afternoon.
Fast food worker who suffered serious burns after slipping into hot oil still traumatised by incident
A fast food chain worker who suffered serious burns after falling in hot oil in 2013 continues to suffer because of the incident.
A mining company has been fined $130,000 in Perth magistrates Court yesterday for failing to provide a safe work environment following an incident where a man was crushed by a section of polyethylene pipe at a tailings storage facility at the Telfer Gold Mine in December 2013.
The industrial manslaughter bill seeks to introduce reforms to improve workplace safety in South Australia through corporate criminal responsibility. Employers who will cause the death of a worker because of negligence and indifference will be fined up to $1 million or jailed for a maximum of 20 years.