Business

Scissor lift fall kills worker

17 January, 2019

A Victorian worker has died in hospital following a scissor lift fall.


Oil and gas event showcases safer tech

17 January, 2019

Innovation that helps to promote safety in the oil and gas industry will be on display at the AOG 2019 event in Perth.


WHS women offered funding grants

17 January, 2019 | Supplied by: Women & Leadership Australia

Scholarship funding for women who work in the WHS sector is being made available by Women & Leadership Australia.


Australian Secretary General for APOSHO

16 January, 2019

Bernie Doyle has been appointed Secretary General of the Asia-Pacific Occupational Safety and Health Organization (APOSHO).


Trench collapse kills workers, charges laid

15 January, 2019

Charges have been laid against a Victorian civil construction company after two workers died in a trench collapse.


UK baker fined for flour dust exposure

20 December, 2018

A UK baking company has been fined after its workers were exposed to flour dust over a long-term period.


Stadium made safer with anti-slip flooring

20 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Big River Group

Safety standards are crucial in spaces frequented by large volumes of people, such as sporting stadiums.


Man dies after falling from boat

18 December, 2018

A Queensland man died after falling from a boat on a hardstand at a marina in November 2018.


Hay baler crushes and kills worker

17 December, 2018

A Queensland worker has died after he was crushed by a hay baling accumulator in November 2018.


House hit by collapsing scaffold

17 December, 2018

A segment of scaffolding collapsed onto a neighbouring home in Queensland during an incident in November 2018.


Tractor runs over and kills worker

17 December, 2018

A Queensland worker died after he was crushed by the wheels of a tractor he was operating, during an incident on a rural property in November 2018.


Funding aims to stop construction site bullying

14 December, 2018

An additional $3.7 million in funding has been provided for the ABCC, in an effort to eradicate bullying on construction sites.


Power shut off as tower crane strikes powerlines

14 December, 2018

A tower crane hit powerlines in Queensland during an incident in November 2018.


Reversing forklift injures worker

12 December, 2018

A Queensland worker has suffered minor injuries after he was hit by a reversing forklift during an incident in November 2018.


Tips to prevent heat and UV exposure

10 December, 2018 | Supplied by: SafeWork SA

As temperatures begin to rise, employers are being reminded of the dangers associated with working in heat.


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