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NSW Government releases 'COVIDSafe Transport Plan'

26 May, 2020

The NSW Government has released its plan to provide a safe public transport network amid COVID-19, with substantial changes to NSW public transport services.


Queensland gets 60 more paramedics to help fight COVID-19

21 April, 2020

The Palaszczuk government has fast-tracked 60 Queensland Ambulance Services officers, to help healthcare workers fight COVID-19.


Minerals industry working together amidst COVID-19 crisis

26 March, 2020

The Minerals Council of Australia has revealed that the minerals sector is working to ensure worker safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.


SafeWork SA temporarily closes customer front counter

25 March, 2020

To minimise face-to-face interaction amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, SafeWork SA has temporarily closed its Customer Service Front Counters.


Two deaths over tragic Labour Day weekend

13 March, 2020

Two workers have died in separate incidents over the Labour Day long weekend in Victoria; WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the deaths.


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.


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