The Victorian Government has introduced a suite of cladding-related reforms, providing more time for home owners to pursue legal action for cladding claims.
Two companies are facing charges and over $4 million in fines, following the death of a plumber at a Perth construction site.
The Quarterly Safety Report for April to June 2020 outlines incidents and trends relating to hazard management and provides sector-specific information.
Standards Australia has revised two standards regarding steel structures and the fabrication and erection of steel structures, to better support the steel sector.
Construction sites across the Hunter region have received prohibition notices and on-the-spot fines, as part of a safety blitz by WorkSafe NSW.
The NSW Government has unveiled pop-up COVID-19 testing clinics in Narrandera and Tarcutta, to introduce safety measures for freight workers during the pandemic.
University of Sydney reserachers believe dynamic modelling can be used to quantify the potential mental health impact of COVID-19, to prevent rising suicide rates.
The NSW Government has established the Family and Injured Worker Support Group to help shape NSW workplace policy and support services.
A truck collision at Maules Creek Coal Mine will cost Maules Creek Coal $800,000 after the NSW Resources Regulator approved an enforceable undertaking.
A proactive inspection program conducted by WorkSafe WA has raised concerns about safety issues in commercial kitchens in workplaces.
Federal Safety Commissioner David Denney has revised the OFSC Audit Arrangements in Victoria to reflect changes in the construction industry due to COVID-19.
As part of the Offshore Oil and Gas Safety Review, the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources is seeking feedback about a draft framework policy.
The United Kindom's Health and Safety Executive has revealed that 111 workers were fatally injured in 2019/20 — representing a fall of 38 deaths from the previous year.
The WorkSafe ACT Strategic Summit addressed safety at residential construction sites and WorkSafe ACT's strategic focus over the next four years.
A $500K mental health program in Queensland's Bowen Basin will strive to improve mental health outcomes for resources sector workers after the COVID-19 pandemic.