Ensuring safety compliance activities continue to operate to a high standard, and in line with the legal frameworks, will be a continuing challenge of 2021.
International research has found that human rights abuses by mining companies can negatively impact their sharemarket value, fuelled by negative media coverage.
We can now prevent people from developing COVID-19, but when is it lawful and reasonable for employers to direct employees to undergo vaccination against COVID-19?
Safe Work Australia has released guidance for workplaces about COVID-19 vaccines, with information about vaccine work health and safety for employers.
A contractor has been charged with breaching the Occupational Health and Safety Act, after a worker was crushed beneath a brick wall at a construction site.
Four leaders from the manufacturing sector have been selected by SafeWork NSW to improve industry safety, using new workplace tools and experience.
A Victorian man caught working while receiving payments from workers compensation after he injured his arm while working as a mechanic must repay $96,196.
Employers in Western Australia are being urged to review their contingency plans for the cyclone season, as Tropical Cyclone Lucas forms off the North-West Coast.
The Minerals Council of Australia has launched a policy to eliminate sexual harassment in the Australian mining industry.
From 1 February 2021, those with an ACT licence for asbestos removal (class A or class B) will have their licence details published on the WorkSafe ACT online register.
SWA has released a report detailing workers compensation statistics from 2018–2019, revealing which occupations had the highest rate of serious claims.
WorkSafe WA Commissioner Darren Kavanagh has urged employers to protect workers from heat stress as another week of summer heat sweeps across the state.
The newly launched National Drop Weight Impact Testing Facility will heighten safety by assessing the behaviour of structures under severe impact loading.
Drivers and road construction businesses have been urged to observe speed limits and protect traffic controllers from fatigued drivers across the festive season.
A demolition company has been fined $20,000 for demolishing a building containing asbestos without the proper controls in place.