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Painter killed by fall from roof

12 February, 2020

A 69-year-old painter has died after falling through a carport roof in Victoria. WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the incident.


Truck driver dies after workplace incident in Ballarat

03 February, 2020

A man has died in an industrial yard in Ballarat; this brings the number of workplace deaths in 2020 to five, which is two more than this time last year.


Children face many hazards in the workplace

13 January, 2020

WorkSafe WA has urged employers to keep children away from workplaces, particularly factories and construction sites, during the school holidays.


Qld launches campaign to help cultivate farm safety

18 November, 2019

Queenslanders, help keep your workmates safe by sharing your farm safety tips to Twitter via #safefarmqld.


Trench collapse injures workers

16 October, 2019

Ground collapse is one of the main risks in excavation work and can happen quickly and without warning, WHS Queensland said.


Journalist, footballer named health and safety ambassadors

01 October, 2019

Anjali Rao and Cameron Ling have been named as this year's ambassadors for WorkSafe Victoria's Health and Safety Month.


Ask "R U OK?" on 12 September

03 September, 2019 by Marcela Slepica*

Ahead of R U OK? Day, Marcela Slepica from AccessEAP calls for meaningful mental health conversations to avoid potential incidences of suicide.


Fatigue-related event likely cause of 2018 truck collision

11 July, 2019

A 2018 dump truck collision was likely caused by a fatigue-related event such as a microsleep or medical episode, according to the NSW Resources Regulator.


Learning networks to help boost workers' mental health

25 June, 2019

Workers and employers will soon have access to mental health experts and the latest thinking on the best ways to boost work mental health and safety through the WorkSafe WorkWell Learning Networks.


Compassionate truck driver awarded for heroic acts

24 June, 2019

A Linfox truck driver has earned the Bridgestone Bandag Highway Guardian award for his compassionate and heroic actions at a multi-vehicle crash site.


Victorian farmer struck and killed by machinery

19 June, 2019

A man has died after being struck by a post hole digger at a farm in Raywood, bringing Victoria's total number of workplace deaths this year to 13.


Workers warned to prepare for flu season

03 May, 2019

As flu season approaches, businesses are being urged to take steps to protect their workplaces from illness.


12 features of an effective health and safety culture

25 March, 2019 by Damien Wallis, Senior Assessor (OHS/EMS) at Lloyd's Register

For many years, organisations have struggled with the notion of implementing and achieving a 'good safety culture'. So, what does this mean?


First WHS prosecutor appointed in Qld

20 March, 2019

The first independent Work Health and Safety Prosecutor has just been appointed in Queensland.


Farmers receive free health checks

07 March, 2019

A free health and lifestyle assessment service has been provided to Victorian farmers and agricultural workers.


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