The importance of maintaining an exclusion zone and effective communication when felling trees has been highlighted after a falling tree killed a worker.
Declining job security in coalmining is a major mine safety risk factor, according to a survey conducted by the CFMEU.
A Perth building company has been fined $5000 for negligence after it failed to carry out or supervise a renovation it had been commissioned to perform on a Fremantle chocolate store.
People, organisations and associations with ideas for preventing injuries in the construction industry could access a share of $3 million in funding as part of a new initiative by NSW workers compensation provider icare.
The safety reset will involve discussions between management, operational staff and relevant union representatives on risks and safe practices.
A Toowoomba builder has been fined $75,000 after their failure to instruct a worker in safe circular saw use resulted in physical and psychological injuries.
A Hunter tradesman has been convicted and fined $6000 after his bullying behaviour negatively impacted two young workers' mental health and safety, according to SafeWork NSW.
The NSW Explosive Act aims to meet industry needs while protecting workers, the public and property from unsafe explosive and explosive precursor use.
While no-one was injured, any issues with the crane — which is used to move shipping containers — could have "catastrophic consequences".
Blood lead thresholds and the definition of "lead risk work" have changed following the 1 July update of NSW Work Health and Safety regulations.
Quad bikes are a major cause of death and injury in rural workplaces. This National Farm Safety Week, Safe Work Australia is alerting farmers to quad bike risks.
People working with silica in NSW regional centres can learn about dust control measures, health screening and air monitoring services, and best practice.
The remote-controlled, electromechanical load-management system is designed to replace tag-lines and reduce crane-related fatalities and injuries.
Melbourne County Court has fined a duck farm operator's trustee and a maintenance contractor $75,000 each, following the death of a worker at a property near Nhill.
A 59-year-old farm hand has died while helping to fell trees on a Buxton property, according to WorkSafe Victoria.