The newly launched National Drop Weight Impact Testing Facility will heighten safety by assessing the behaviour of structures under severe impact loading.
Drivers and road construction businesses have been urged to observe speed limits and protect traffic controllers from fatigued drivers across the festive season.
A demolition company has been fined $20,000 for demolishing a building containing asbestos without the proper controls in place.
The NSW Resources Regulator has accepted a $540,000 enforceable undertaking for Springvale Colliery, after a 2019 incident in which a worker's leg was fractured.
The Quarterly Safety Report for July to September 2020 has been released for mining operators in NSW, outlining industry- and sector-specific information.
The Annual Activity Report from SafeWork SA has revealed that compliance and education were at the forefront of its agenda during a year of challenges.
The Victorian Government has introduced legislation that enables Victorian workers affected by work-related mental health injuries to access treatment and support.
To mark National Safe Work Month, SafeWork SA held an Organise Your Own Workplace Activity competition, with six workplaces recognised for their workplace initiatives.
WorkSafe WA has prosecuted and fined two companies and two individuals, for failing to provide and maintain a safe workplace for employees.
WorkSafe ACT inspectors have noted an improvement in WHS standards across residential construction sites in Throsby, as part of Operation Safe Prospect.
A report released by Safe Work Australia has revealed that the rate of work-related fatalities has decreased by 53% between 2007 and 2019.
SafeWork NSW's 'Family and Injured Worker Support Group' has addressed workplace fatalities and injuries as part of its inaugural meeting.
A study into worker mental health problems has called on employers to provide a tailored approach to help employees achieve a sustainable return to work.
The NSW Government will provide $3.3 million in funding to support safety on NSW farms, with $2.8 million allocated to the Quad Bike Safety Improvement Program.
The NSW Government will allocate funding to enhance workplace safety and wellbeing, and to improve the physical and mental health of all workers.