Young men are the most likely group to experience a work-related injury or illness according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
A new deputy president has been appointed to the NSW Workers Compensation Commission.
More of Australiaâ€™s big employers are moving out of state-based safety and compensation schemes to Comcare, a move which could lead to reduced payouts for injured workers says the ACTU.
The ASCC is looking for health and safety experts to make up an Occupational Health and Safety Workers Compensation Expert Panel.
The winners of the WA Work Safety Awards were announced by John Bowler, Minister for Employment Protection at the Safety Achievers Dinner last week.
NHP will take over the Australian distribution of the STAHL range of hazardous area equipment following an agreement between the two companies.
The winners of the ACT OHS Awards were announced last night at a presentation by Industrial Relations minister Andrew Barr.
The winners of the 2006 WorkCover Safe Work Awards were announced last night as part of this yearâ€™s Safe Work Week activities.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has launched a state-wide advertising campaign to raise awareness of the dangers in workplaces.
A further 5% reduction in workers compensation premiums for NSW will enable businesses to focus more on workplace safety, according to an Australian industry representative.
The theme of the fifth conference for the Industrial Foundation for Accident Prevention is practical workplace solutions and it will be held in Perth from 14-15 November.
NT WorkSafe has adopted into regulation the National Standard for Construction Work [NOHSC:1016 2005].
Safe Work Australia Week is on again in 2007 and will run from 22-28 October.
The 5S system has been instrumental in improving productivity, quality and safety for Australia's manufacturers. Bob Carter from Improvement Tools explains how the new 6S system goes even further in ensuring safety gains