A baby died and another suffered serious injuries after a contractor cross-connected nitrous oxide and oxygen lines; the contractor has been fined $100,000.
A Northern Territory fuel company has been fined $140,000 following an incident that led to the death of one of its workers.
A report investigating the spread of coronavirus in NSW schools has found that the disease has limited transmissibility from students to teachers.
Anyone who deliberately coughs, sneezes or spits on Qld frontline workers will incur up to a $13,345 fine, as per a new COVID-19 Public Health Direction.
Investigations are continuing after the death of a worker at Truro Quarry in South Australia, which marks the state's first work-related fatality in 2020.
The NSW Resources Regulator has implemented procedures to reduce the risk of its inspectors contracting or transmitting the COVID-19 virus.
The NSW Resources Regulator is investigating an incident at Mount Arthur mine, where a truck slid into a collapsed dump, trapping its operator for five hours.
The Palaszczuk government has fast-tracked 60 Queensland Ambulance Services officers, to help healthcare workers fight COVID-19.
The country's mining sector has united on safety amid COVID-19 and "the most significant disruption to daily life since the Second World War".
The NSW Resources Regulator is investigating an incident that occurred on 9 April 2020 at the Metropolitan Mine near Helensburgh in New South Wales.
The Queensland Government has urged mining companies to provide more protective measures for staff in mining camps, to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Outsourced relationships can lead to challenges in the management of safety, as a 2020 British research report into client firms and subcontractors reveals.
SafeWork NSW has released a statement of regulatory intent to outline its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, in accordance with WHS legislation.
Key representatives of Australia's mining workers and companies, together with regulators, have issued statements supporting safety in the face of COVID-19.
Greencap's Cm3 contractor prequalification system allows users to find suitable contractors from a wide database, based on WHS capabilities and practices.