New guide for fall arrest and rope access released

02 May, 2019

A new guide for fall arrest and industrial rope access anchorages has now been released by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland.

Truckie awarded for saving driver from fire

02 May, 2019

A truck driver has been presented with an award after he rescued a fellow driver from a fire.

Fine and conviction for bullying manager

02 May, 2019

A $7500 fine and conviction has been issued to a food retail manager, after he was accused of bullying a storeman.

Top 15 safest companies revealed

01 May, 2019

A list of the top 15 safety-conscious companies has been developed using data from SafetyCulture clients.

Smart sensor company highly ranked on global market index

01 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

Leuze electronic has been listed in the world market leader index compiled by the University of St. Gallen.

The dangers of work stress and limited sleep

29 April, 2019

The risk of cardiovascular death increases threefold in stressed workers with impaired sleep, according to a new study.

Planting machine crushes and kills worker

26 April, 2019

A Queensland worker has died on a rural property after he was crushed by the wheels of a planting machine being towed by a tractor.

Vehicle parts inflict head injury on mechanic

26 April, 2019

Serious injuries were inflicted on a Queensland worker when he was hit by vehicle parts during an incident in March 2019.

More govt support for police mental health

26 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Motorola Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

The federal government has committed to almost $6 million in mental health funding to support police and other emergency services personnel.

Man falls from roof, impaled on metal picket

25 April, 2019

A contractor has been killed after falling off a roof at a property north of Bendigo.

Company fined $30K for unsafe concrete panel storage

24 April, 2019

A $30,000 fine without conviction has been issued to a precast concrete manufacturer for endangering its workers with incorrect panel storage.

Transport company fined $154K after worker run over

18 April, 2019

A $154,000 fine has been issued to a Victorian transport and warehouse company, following a subcontractor death in 2016.

4 m factory fall kills worker

17 April, 2019

A man who fell around four metres at a factory in Clayton has been killed.

Initiatives for mentally healthy workplaces

17 April, 2019

A range of initiatives is being released by the NSW Government to help workplaces boost employee mental health.

NT skipper convicted, fined $20K over deckhand death

16 April, 2019

A conviction and $20,000 fine has been issued to a skipper for a Darwin shipping company, following the death of a deckhand.

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