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Forklift driver suffers leg amputation

22 October, 2018

A Queensland forklift driver has allegedly had his leg amputated during an incident in which the forklift he was driving struck a bollard.


Vic safety award finalists revealed

18 October, 2018

The 27 finalists for the 2018 WorkSafe Awards have now been announced.


Truck driver awarded for life-saving actions

18 October, 2018

A Melbourne truck driver who saved a fellow driver from a fire has been recognised for his quick thinking.


Occupational cancers masterclass in Qld

17 October, 2018

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has a new masterclass focusing on occupational cancers.


ISO 45001 published as joint Australian/New Zealand Standard

17 October, 2018

International standard for guiding a systems-based approach to occupational health and safety — ISO 45001 — has been published as a joint Australian/New Zealand Standard.


New program targets construction suicide rates

16 October, 2018

A new program aimed at reducing suicide rates in the construction industry has been launched by redundancy fund Incolink in Victoria.


Robot and drone technology could improve safety underground

16 October, 2018

CSIRO's Data61 is competing in the US SubT Challenge to develop technology that could improve safety for first responders in underground environments.


Govt funds driver fatigue testing technology

16 October, 2018

New field trials of technology designed to test driver fatigue are being funded by the federal government and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR).


Seminar held for World Mental Health Day

12 October, 2018

Safe Work Australia held a seminar about mentally healthy workplaces, coinciding with World Mental Health Day on 10 October.


Vic regulators promote safety for solar rollout

12 October, 2018

A Victoria-wide rollout of 30,000 solar power and hot water systems will be supported by three regulators within the state.


NSW businesses vie for safety awards

10 October, 2018

The finalists of the annual SafeWork NSW Awards have now been announced.


Worksites of the future on display at new event

04 October, 2018

Drones, productivity apps, autonomous control, robotics and virtual reality are all helping to improve efficiencies in the civil construction sector.


Return to work award winners revealed

03 October, 2018

Winners of the Safe Work and Return to Work Awards 2018 have been announced at a ceremony in Brisbane.


Parcel delivery group appoints safety manager

03 October, 2018

A health, safety, quality and risk (HSQR) manager has been appointed at CouriersPlease (CP).


Horseracing safety guide released

03 October, 2018

A racing industry guide has been released by WorkSafe Victoria, designed for trainers, venues and other employers.


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