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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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