SafeWork SA has cracked down on asbestos removalists, issuing an immediate suspension to a Class B asbestos removal licence holder for safety breaches.
Western Australia records its first imprisonment for a work health and safety offence, and the sentence is the longest imprisonment term ever imposed in Australia.
Research shows that a booming economy could lead to increased pressures on workers in the manufacturing and construction sectors, leading to a spike in workplace injuries.
A mentally healthy workplace and increased employee engagement are interdependent — by looking after employees' mental wellbeing, productivity will rise.
Standards Australia has published a revised standard that outlines the safety requirements for the operation of boilers and pressure equipment devices.
A Queensland painter has been fined $3000 for failing to protect the public or workers from asbestos while painting a Norman Park house.
The Workplace Health & Safety Show will return to Sydney from 7–8 September 2021, with live demonstrations, seminars, panels and interactive forums.
Interested parties can now provide feedback regarding proposed amendments to legislation about work health and safety and mines and petroleum sites.
Safe Work Australia has released resources to help individuals and businesses mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work, as well as Workers' Memorial Day.
The Hydraulink Academy has delivered a training course to boost the safety qualifications of two Queensland distributors, Hose Corp and Nebo Motors.
Three years after the implementation of its labour hire laws, Queensland has called on the Australian Government for national action to protect workers.
Entries have opened for the WorkSafe Tasmania Awards; the awards recognise the efforts of individuals and organisations to promote work health and safety.
The Minerals Council of Australia has committed to working with the Australian Government to implement legislative reforms to stamp out workplace sexual harassment.
Nominations are open for Victoria's 2021 WorkSafe Awards, to celebrate individuals and businesses that have made a difference to workplace health and safety.