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Top 15 safest companies revealed

01 May, 2019

A list of the top 15 safety-conscious companies has been developed using data from SafetyCulture clients.


The dangers of work stress and limited sleep

29 April, 2019

The risk of cardiovascular death increases threefold in stressed workers with impaired sleep, according to a new study.


Vehicle parts inflict head injury on mechanic

26 April, 2019

Serious injuries were inflicted on a Queensland worker when he was hit by vehicle parts during an incident in March 2019.


More govt support for police mental health

26 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Motorola Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

The federal government has committed to almost $6 million in mental health funding to support police and other emergency services personnel.


Planting machine crushes and kills worker

26 April, 2019

A Queensland worker has died on a rural property after he was crushed by the wheels of a planting machine being towed by a tractor.


Man falls from roof, impaled on metal picket

25 April, 2019

A contractor has been killed after falling off a roof at a property north of Bendigo.


Company fined $30K for unsafe concrete panel storage

24 April, 2019

A $30,000 fine without conviction has been issued to a precast concrete manufacturer for endangering its workers with incorrect panel storage.


Transport company fined $154K after worker run over

18 April, 2019

A $154,000 fine has been issued to a Victorian transport and warehouse company, following a subcontractor death in 2016.


4 m factory fall kills worker

17 April, 2019

A man who fell around four metres at a factory in Clayton has been killed.


Initiatives for mentally healthy workplaces

17 April, 2019

A range of initiatives is being released by the NSW Government to help workplaces boost employee mental health.


NT skipper convicted, fined $20K over deckhand death

16 April, 2019

A conviction and $20,000 fine has been issued to a skipper for a Darwin shipping company, following the death of a deckhand.


Can farting in the workplace amount to bullying?

15 April, 2019 by Sonia Hickey and Ugur Nedim*

An employee who claims he was bullied by a flatulating fellow worker has vowed to take his former employer to the High Court of Australia.


Garbage truck crushes and kills driver

12 April, 2019

A garbage truck has crushed a man to death in Koonwarra, South Gippsland.


Legal action launched after miner death

11 April, 2019

Prosecution proceedings have been launched by the NSW Resources Regulator against a mine, following an alleged workplace death in April 2017.


Forklift injuries spark $95K fine for abattoir

11 April, 2019

A $95,000 fine has been issued to a Warrnambool abattoir, after two of its workers were struck by a forklift.


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