Comcare has voiced its support for the new draft model OHS legislation, following Safe Work Australia's announcement of the release of the draft legislation for public comment.
Recently published analyses of the 2005-06 Work Related Injuries Survey reveal that young workers incur higher rates of injury than other age groups but were less likely to apply for workers compensation.
WorkSafe’s campaign targeting slips, trips and falls shifts its focus onto the construction industry.
Alarming new figures show that Victorians need to do slow down on the beer and chips and speed up on the exercise bike.
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.