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Wednesday, 25 July, 2018 - 13:15
Australia will soon begin the adoption process for the International Standard ISO 45001, Occupational health and safety management systems – Requirements with guidance for use, according to Standards Australia.
Wednesday, 25 July, 2018 - 13:15
A worker’s hand was crushed when a mobile piling rig he was operating in crane mode rolled over on a project which involved replacing a wooden railway bridge.
Wednesday, 25 July, 2018 - 13:15
SafeWork SA is investigating an incident that occurred last month, in which a fire broke out in a spray booth at a Pooraka business while workers were spraying.
Wednesday, 25 July, 2018 - 13:15
The NSW Resources Regulator recently issued a safety alert about the hazards of complex intersection design in open cut mines when a light vehicle operator had to take evasive action to prevent a collision with a haul truck at a site late last month.
Wednesday, 25 July, 2018 - 13:15
Safe Work Australia recently issued a renewed call for farm safety, with the latest available data finding that the agriculture industry made up just 2 per cent of the workforce but accounted for 21 per cent of worker fatalities and 3 per cent of serious claims for workers’ compensation.
Wednesday, 25 July, 2018 - 13:15
The Northern Territory Government recently announced a best practice review into workplace health and safety in the NT.
Tuesday, 10 July, 2018 - 16:15
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland recently issued a safety alert highlighting the risk of falling objects when zip ties (or cable ties) are used to attach weights to the outside of personnel and material hoist cars.
Tuesday, 10 July, 2018 - 16:00
An industrial rope access company has been fined $250,000 and its director $30,000 following the death of a worker at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Tuesday, 10 July, 2018 - 16:00
Queensland is toughening the status of its codes of practice and moving them back to their position under laws which deemed codes or an equivalent standard had to be complied with.
Tuesday, 10 July, 2018 - 16:00
An ongoing construction industry safety blitz in NSW has revealed widespread safety failures when working from heights, according to NSW Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean.
Tuesday, 10 July, 2018 - 16:00
Three recent incidents have generated significant concern regarding the implementation and use of safe systems of work associated with accessing and egressing from open shafts and shaft security in general at the Lightning Ridge opal fields.
Tuesday, 10 July, 2018 - 16:00
A West Australian worker sustained multiple fractures to one foot after the forklift he was operating ran over him.
Tuesday, 10 July, 2018 - 16:00
The NSW Government recently announced a further investment in the NSW Government’s Quad Bike Safety Improvement Program to total $3.7 million.
Tuesday, 10 July, 2018 - 16:00
There is significant room for OHS professionals to improve their influencing skills, according to an expert in the area, who said that “influence” is the number one word which comes up or is implied when OHS professionals describe the challenges or barriers the face.
Tuesday, 10 July, 2018 - 16:00
The Western Australian Government is seeking feedback on the proposals to modernise the state’s work health and safety laws.