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Tuesday, 5 March, 2019 - 13:15
SafeWork NSW recently announced that it is supporting national amendments to the model Code of Practice for the provision of first aid in the workplace, to help ensure workers have access to immediate care and treatment.
Tuesday, 5 March, 2019 - 13:15
NT WorkSafe recently issued a safety alert highlighting the danger of exiting a moving tractor fitted with a trailing turf mower, following an incident in which a 35-year-old male had both legs amputated as a result of a workplace incident.
Tuesday, 5 March, 2019 - 13:15
SafeWork SA recently issued a safety alert about the safe use of motor vehicle lift benches following an incident in which a motor vehicle lift bench partially collapsed as a result of being raised beyond its maximum lift height.
Tuesday, 5 March, 2019 - 13:15
The risks of falling objects at building sites will be the focus of WorkSafe inspectors when they visit Victorian construction sites in the coming weeks.
Tuesday, 5 March, 2019 - 13:15
One-third of fly in fly out workers experience high or very high levels of psychological distress, compared to only 17 per cent of non-FIFO workers, according to a recent research report which examines the mental health and wellbeing of FIFO workers.
Tuesday, 5 March, 2019 - 13:15
WorkSafe Victoria recently issued a safety alert warning employers and workers in the construction and utilities industries to take trench safety seriously, after two plumbers were engulfed in a trench collapse.
Tuesday, 5 March, 2019 - 13:15
A scaffolding company has been fined $90,000 and ordered to pay $2100 in costs over the death of a worker who fell through a skylight in the roof of the stadium.
Tuesday, 5 March, 2019 - 13:00
There has been an across-the-board softening in total take home remuneration of health, safety and environment professionals, according to a recent remuneration survey conducted by safesearch.
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019 - 11:45
A West Australian company that supplies and installs underground services and its director have been fined a total of $69,500 (and ordered to pay a total of $4391.00 in costs) over an incident in which a worker sustained serious permanent injuries.
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019 - 11:45
Karara Mining Ltd was recently fined $40,000 in Perth Magistrates Court following an incident where a gantry crane collided with an elevated work platform (EWP) being used by two electrical workers.
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019 - 11:45
WA’s Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) is seeking public comment on a suite of guidance materials developed for ground control for WA mining operations.
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019 - 11:45
WA company Silver Lake Resources has been fined $58,000 in Perth Magistrates Court following an incident that seriously injured a worker at its Murchison Gold Operations.
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019 - 11:45
A company director on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast has been sentenced to a year in prison and his company fined $1 million in the state’s first category 1 prosecution under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019 - 11:30
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland recently issued a safety alert about the health risks from imported battery-operated bee smokers that contain asbestos in the insulating board between the battery compartment in the handle of the device and the metal smoker.
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019 - 11:30
While companies and organisations are generally faring well when it comes to ethics and corporate governance, they are struggling with over-regulation and compliance – and with little evidence of success, according to Risku’s Mark Hamon, and integrated risk specialist with more than 15 years of...