Two agricultural workers have been killed in separate incidents in country Victoria, according to a WorkSafe Victoria report.
Helping other organisations achieve their safety goals is a big priority for Maria Hooker, the National WHSE Manager for Allied Mills.
A Gippsland company specialising in vegetable growing, processing and distribution was convicted and fined $85,000 for two separate incidents in which one worker was run over by a tractor attachment and another fell into an uncovered drainage pit, reported WorkSafe Victoria.
Standards Australia recently completed revisions of two standards addressing air quality.
A new edition of Australian Standard AS/NZS3000 is due for release later in the year.
A confidential survey suggests that only 4% of work injuries are actually reported.
A quad bike safety meeting has been held in Tamworth, focusing on ways to support farmers in adopting new safety practices.
The winner of Safe Work Australia's Award for Good Design for 2017 is Bombardier Transportation Australia for its Melbourne tram E2-class design enhancement.
Federal entry permits will now need to be held by union officials who are providing occupational health and safety (OHS) assistance to health and safety representatives (HSR) in Victorian workplaces.
One in five Australian workers reported taking time off work due to feeling mentally unwell in the past 12 months.
SCRIM Safety First is a cloud-based health and safety software management suite based on Microsoft Dynamics 365.
The Safeguard NZ Workplace Health and Safety Award has been won by King Country Energy (KCE).
The 2017 SafeWork Awards recognise both businesses and individuals who have improved safety and injury management within their workplace.
Psychological safety is a key issue in the workplace, with 36% of employees aged 25–34 demonstrating concern that mistakes they make at work will be held against them.
The Parlimenatary Committee Inquiry into the re-identification of Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis in Queensland has released a report.
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