OHS professionals need to take a proactive role in managing and minimising workplace bullying, according to an expert in the area, who said there is 30 years of international research which has demonstrated strong links between bullying and workplace injury.
National steel supply and fabrication company OneSteel Reinforcing has been fined $30,000 after a 28-year-old machine operator’s thumb was caught in a metal bar bending machine, and he was subsequently taken to hospital where his thumb was amputated.
WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork NSW inspectors recently conducted a cross-border construction program blitz in the Albury Wodonga region which focused on keeping young workers safe and reducing potentially deadly falls at work sites.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland recently issued a safety alert informing workers, employers, builders and designers of the risk of sideways collapse of narrow concrete wall panels, following an incident in which a two-tonne pre-cast concrete wall panel fell sideways onto the floor of a hig
“Night owls” – those who go to bed late and then get up later – have significantly lower functional connectivity in the brain, slower reaction times, increased sleepiness during working hours and may struggle with a standard 9am to 5pm day job compared to early risers, according to a new internat
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland and Queensland’s Electrical Safety Office have been auditing and investigating a number of solar farms across the state, following a number of incidents in which workers were injured as a result of electric shocks.