A civil construction company in Victoria which failed to provide adequate site security at a housing subdivision site in Pakenham has been fined $35,000 after a member of the public on a late-night walk was injured after falling into a hole on the site and becoming trapped.
The NSW Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has accepted an enforceable undertaking from Coal and Allied (NSW), following the regulator’s investigation into the company for alleged breaches of section 32 of the Workplace Health and Safety Act.
The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) recently issued a safety alert after it received three notifications over a period of less than 90 days of dangerous occurrences involving personnel performing electrical work which could have resulted in...
Farmers need to ensure all safety measures are taken with the beginning of the harvest season, according to WorkSafe WA Commissioner Lex McCulloch, who said the agriculture sector did not have a good record when it came to workplace safety.
Injury claims tend to rise in the lead up to Christmas, according to WorkCover Queensland, which there are some key things organisations can do to make sure workers stay safe this festive season and prevent unwanted injuries.
Mental health and wellbeing initiatives present safety professionals with an opportunity to strengthen their span of influence and mutually reinforce links between other functions such as HR, L&D and OD, according to an expert in the space.