The Australian Safety and Compensation (ASCC) met in Hobart in April 2006 to discuss ways to prevent workplace death, injury and disease; to improve workersâ€™ compensation arrangements, and the rehabilitation and return to work of injured employees.
The South Australian-based Hardy Wine Company has taken top honours at the 2005 Safe Work Australia Awards.
A recent decision of the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales serves as a timely warning to employers on generic safe work method statements
The way nail guns are used (bump firing) and the level of training may be factors to explain the number of nail gun related injuries, according to a recent study by the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has ruled that the common chemical formaldehyde is a carcinogen.
Yoga exponents are being caught out by the activity's relaxing and low impact image with more than one in four injured during sessions.
Tieman Industries has been fined $275,000 by the NSW Industrial Relations Commission sitting in Court Session following a workplace incident that led to the permanent disability of a worker.
A Sydney manufacturer has been fined $208,000 by the NSW Industrial Relations Commission sitting in Court Session following the death of a young worker at its Revesby factory in 2001.
Determined to lead a more transparent WorkSafe Victoria, Executive Director John Merritt promises to bare all in his March 21 keynote address to delegates at the Safety in Action Conference.
A company has been fined the Magistrates' Court's jurisdictional limit of $100,000 after a workplace death at the Sportsgirl shop at the Southland Shopping Centre.
Government testing authorities have confirmed that it is possible for microwave ovens that show no sign of physical damage to emit radiation levels that exceed the Australian Standard and International emission limit.
Fire safety engineering has helped to create a masterpiece in urban re-generation in the newly opened building known as 'The Refinery' at Cutters Landing in Brisbane.
The owners and operators of a Hunter Valley colliery have been found guilty of safety breaches that led to the deaths of four miners in the Gretley disaster almost eight years ago.
Victorian police will start using saliva swabs to randomly test drivers for drugs. Police will test drivers for traces of cannabis and methamphetamine, known as 'speed' and used by long haul road transport drivers to stop them falling asleep at the wheel.