A new scaffolding safety blitz has been announced for NSW construction sites, after a recent safety blitz saw 800 notices issued across the state.
WorkSafe Tasmania has launched an online notification process to help businesses streamline the way they report workplace deaths, fatalities and incidents.
We detail national initiatives, plus activities at a state and territory level, to explore the Australia-wide plan this October to promote WHS through COVID-19.
WorkSafe WA investigators are inspecting two separate incidents that led to the deaths of two men in Emu Flats and Benger.
WorkSafe Victoria is reviewing weekly compensation payments for young workers, after an error in calculating increment dates was discovered in 2019.
Queensland's mining and resources sector has described Mine Safety Minister Anthony Lynham as a safety reformer, following news of his retirement from politics.
The Victorian Government has introduced a suite of cladding-related reforms, providing more time for home owners to pursue legal action for cladding claims.
Two companies are facing charges and over $4 million in fines, following the death of a plumber at a Perth construction site.
The Quarterly Safety Report for April to June 2020 outlines incidents and trends relating to hazard management and provides sector-specific information.
Standards Australia has revised two standards regarding steel structures and the fabrication and erection of steel structures, to better support the steel sector.
Construction sites across the Hunter region have received prohibition notices and on-the-spot fines, as part of a safety blitz by WorkSafe NSW.
The NSW Government has unveiled pop-up COVID-19 testing clinics in Narrandera and Tarcutta, to introduce safety measures for freight workers during the pandemic.
University of Sydney reserachers believe dynamic modelling can be used to quantify the potential mental health impact of COVID-19, to prevent rising suicide rates.
The NSW Government has established the Family and Injured Worker Support Group to help shape NSW workplace policy and support services.