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WHS women offered funding grants

17 January, 2019 | Supplied by: Women & Leadership Australia

Scholarship funding for women who work in the WHS sector is being made available by Women & Leadership Australia.


Australian Secretary General for APOSHO

16 January, 2019

Bernie Doyle has been appointed Secretary General of the Asia-Pacific Occupational Safety and Health Organization (APOSHO).


UK baker fined for flour dust exposure

20 December, 2018

A UK baking company has been fined after its workers were exposed to flour dust over a long-term period.


Stadium made safer with anti-slip flooring

20 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Big River Group

Safety standards are crucial in spaces frequented by large volumes of people, such as sporting stadiums.


Man dies after falling from boat

18 December, 2018

A Queensland man died after falling from a boat on a hardstand at a marina in November 2018.


House hit by collapsing scaffold

17 December, 2018

A segment of scaffolding collapsed onto a neighbouring home in Queensland during an incident in November 2018.


Hay baler crushes and kills worker

17 December, 2018

A Queensland worker has died after he was crushed by a hay baling accumulator in November 2018.


Tractor runs over and kills worker

17 December, 2018

A Queensland worker died after he was crushed by the wheels of a tractor he was operating, during an incident on a rural property in November 2018.


Power shut off as tower crane strikes powerlines

14 December, 2018

A tower crane hit powerlines in Queensland during an incident in November 2018.


Funding aims to stop construction site bullying

14 December, 2018

An additional $3.7 million in funding has been provided for the ABCC, in an effort to eradicate bullying on construction sites.


Reversing forklift injures worker

12 December, 2018

A Queensland worker has suffered minor injuries after he was hit by a reversing forklift during an incident in November 2018.


Tips to prevent heat and UV exposure

10 December, 2018 | Supplied by: SafeWork SA

As temperatures begin to rise, employers are being reminded of the dangers associated with working in heat.


Identifying dangerous structural issues in buildings

07 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Mainmark

Unstable ground can lead to structural issues with a building, affecting worker safety and business operations.


Mining rescue event winners revealed

06 December, 2018

Eighteen voluntary emergency response teams have battled it out at the 8th annual Mining Emergency Response Competition (MERC).


Charges laid over child's death on carnival ride

05 December, 2018

Charges have been laid against a carnival ride operator after a child allegedly fell from one of its rides and died in 2017.


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