Done correctly, pre-employment functional assessments can reduce an organisation's risk of workers compensation exposure, Logic Health explains.
An Australian Physiotherapy Association survey finds that 69% of tradies believe it is normal to be sore due to their work; 'warming up' could help.
A worker has been seriously injured while manually demolishing the roof frame and external walls of a single-storey house.
A man has been fined $3500 and ordered to pay $127.40 in costs for assaulting a WorkSafe Victoria inspector at an Elwood construction site.
Cority has announced two enhancements in line with Australian-specific health and hygiene monitoring requirements.
A Victorian fruit processor has been fined $25,000 and ordered to pay $3592 in costs after a worker's finger was partially severed by moving machinery.
ecoPortal launches integration with Environment Essentials to bring WHS and environmental legal obligations within a management platform.
Early investigations indicate the worker had been removing a strap from a front-end loader's trailer when a hay bale became unstable and fell onto him.
Valmont WA Pty Ltd has been fined $38,000 and ordered to pay $8054 in costs in the first court case related to 17-year-old Wesley Ballantine's death.
A North Queensland worker has died and two others were hospitalised after a crane came into contact with overhead powerlines.
The final speakers and presentation topics have been announced for SAFETYconnect 2019, incorporating the National Safety Conference (28–29 August).
The importance of maintaining an exclusion zone and effective communication when felling trees has been highlighted after a falling tree killed a worker.
Some imported equipment may not meet Australian Standards, SafeWork SA warned after a Chinese-imported pipe bender failed, injuring a worker.
Declining job security in coalmining is a major mine safety risk factor, according to a survey conducted by the CFMEU.
A Perth building company has been fined $5000 for negligence after it failed to carry out or supervise a renovation it had been commissioned to perform on a Fremantle chocolate store.