Ground collapse is one of the main risks in excavation work and can happen quickly and without warning, WHS Queensland said.
Sixteen finalists, including a coal services provider and southern NSW hospital, have been named in this year's SafeWork NSW Awards.
British empirical research released this year suggests multimedia tools could help architects 'design out' hazards ahead of construction.
A demolition business has lost its Asbestos Removal Licence for three months after it failed to ensure its work was being carried out safely and competently.
Over the next three months, the NSW Resources Regulator will travel to deliver key information on best health and safety practices in small mines and quarries.
Business leaders are encouraged to consider the importance of creating a psychologically healthy and safe workplace this Mental Health Week.
Otraco is set to pay at least $458,219 in an enforceable undertaking after a diesel-powered tyre handler caught fire in 2017, seriously burning a worker.
Two construction companies have been convicted and fined $62,500 after a 31-year-old worker fell three metres onto a concrete floor in 2017.
Anjali Rao and Cameron Ling have been named as this year's ambassadors for WorkSafe Victoria's Health and Safety Month.
Thirty finalists have been selected for Queensland's 2019 Safe Work and Return to Work Awards for their outstanding health and safety achievements.
Your state-by-state guide to the safety initiatives, events and key messages being 'championed' by WHS authorities this National Safe Work Month.
A residential construction site's safety procedures are under the spotlight after a small crane overturned while lifting a load from a large truck.
A coalmine has been prevented from using all vehicles after an inspection revealed multiple alleged breaches of safe light vehicle operation procedures.
In stage two of a major national study, researchers from Monash University are calling on truck drivers to participate in a survey about their health.