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Tuesday, 28 May, 2019 - 16:00
WA’s Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety recently issued a significant incident report over an incident in which an electrician was injured by a 1000V electric shock.
Tuesday, 28 May, 2019 - 16:00
Moolarben Coal Operations and one of its former contract workers have been taken to court by the NSW Resources Regulator for alleged contraventions of the Work Health and Safet
Tuesday, 28 May, 2019 - 16:00
NT WorkSafe recently issued a safety alert highlighting the risk of serious injury or death when using load skates – also referred to as machine or machinery skates, load trollies, heavy load dollies and load rollers – to move top-heavy loads.
Tuesday, 28 May, 2019 - 16:00
Organisations need to do more to ensure workplaces colleagues feel connected, according to a recent research report, which found that this is an important element in improving workplace psychological safety.
Tuesday, 28 May, 2019 - 16:00
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland recently issued a safety alert highlighting the risk of falling from a fixed caged ladder and over landing guardrails.
Tuesday, 28 May, 2019 - 16:00
A new A-Z Farm Safety Guide designed to help farmers improve health and safety across their operations was recently launched in Central West NSW.
Tuesday, 28 May, 2019 - 16:00
Workplace Health & Safety Queensland recently issued an alert after a worker’s legs were severely crushed when he was struck by a reversing forklift in the loading bay of a timber factory.
Tuesday, 28 May, 2019 - 16:00
A residential apartment developer in Victoria has been fined $80,000 after WorkSafe inspectors detected multiple safety breaches at two construction sites in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs.
Tuesday, 28 May, 2019 - 16:00
A revised standard for drug testing in saliva has recently been published with a view to improving onsite drug testing across several sectors of the economy, according to Standards Australia.
Tuesday, 28 May, 2019 - 15:45
Current and former coal mine workers should maintain regular health screening, according to the NSW Resources Regulator, which recently released the findings of an investigation into a former coal mine worker diagnosed with a mixed dust disease in 2017.
Tuesday, 28 May, 2019 - 15:45
While there has been an increased focus on psychological health and safety at both the organisational and governmental levels, there are still significant gaps and more needs to be done from a regulatory and policy perspective, according to an expert in the area.
Tuesday, 14 May, 2019 - 16:00
A property manager has been convicted and fined $60,000 in the Townsville Magistrates Court after failing to use a simple and effective fencing equipment locking pin that would have prevented a worker being injured.
Tuesday, 14 May, 2019 - 16:00
The manager of a Victoria company selling nuts, dried fruits and candies in shopping centres has been convicted and fined $7500 for bullying a storeman. Matthew John Sallama, 39, was the son of the owner of John’s Nuts Operations and manager of the business when the offences occurred.
Tuesday, 14 May, 2019 - 15:45
The WA Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety recently issued a safety bulletin following reports of potentially serious incidents involving graders when either a front steering wheel or a driving wheel experienced catastrophic failure of its stub axle, resulting in the wheel suddenl
Tuesday, 14 May, 2019 - 15:45
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is seeking expressions of interest from transport companies and manufacturers to take part in an independently-run safety project.