WorkSafe’s campaign targeting slips, trips and falls shifts its focus onto the construction industry.
The South Australian government's Department for Transport, Energy and Infrastructure (DTEI) was recently recognised for its leadership in road transport safety at the 2009 Australasian Fleet Managers Association Awards.
Queensland-based Control Logic is now the exclusive Australian distributor for Schmersal and SUNX industrial and safety products.
A Queensland-based safety expert has been honoured by the Chinese government for his contribution to work safety and economic development in the north-east region of China.
A botched concrete pour in Adelaide has resulted in both the building owner and its company director being fined.
Australia is falling well short of national targets to reduce workplace deaths and injuries and proposed new national OHS laws could put Australian workers further at risk, say unions.
A recent report from the Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner shows a growth in the number of construction companies accredited to the Australian Government Building and Construction OHS Accreditation Scheme.
The skills needed to be an effective return-to-work coordinator require maintenance. Regular training and retraining will help these individuals do the best they can to assist injured workers return to work.
The ACT government recently amended its Work Safety Act to allow a more effective work safety administration regime for sharing of protected information.
Inaco Automation Controls has signed a distribution agreement with Zone Safety Systems to distribute its machine guarding systems in Australia.
Changes to the ACT Workers Compensation law will streamline the administration of claims for injured workers whose employers have failed to comply with their legal obligations.