Businesses are urged to ensure they have the right equipment for handling hazardous chemicals, after a worker was injured while decanting acidic liquid.
A flooring company has been fined $50,000 after a young labourer sustained injuries to his wrist and finger after getting his hand caught in a Hippo mixer.
A Goulburn company that hosed a herbicide into a stormwater drain, out of concern for worker safety, has been fined $15,000 by the NSW EPA.
Flinders University researchers will be testing the feasibility of using curcumin as a treatment for malignant mesothelioma, which impacts workers in a range of occupations.
A Sydney contractor has been sentenced to 12 months' imprisonment for faking waste disposal dockets when disposing of waste containing asbestos.
Crossroads Logistics has been charged with breaching the Dangerous Goods Act, for failing to take measures to avoid tampering or theft of dangerous goods.
As of 1 May 2021, low density asbestos fibre board will be classed as a friable asbestos, with removal to be performed by a class A licensed asbestos removalist.
SafeWork SA plans to launch a safety campaign on 1 March 2021, to reduce laceration injuries in the South Australian fabricated metal production industry.
Businesses that manufacture, import, supply or use hazardous chemicals are encouraged to watch a webinar from Safe Work Australia about the transition to GHS 7.
Amendments to the Work Health and Safety Regulations for South Australia, including to air monitoring during asbestos removal, came into effect this month.
Inspired by the surface of butterfly wings, Australian researchers from RMIT University have developed a light-activated hydrogen sensor that can detect hydrogen leaks.
A demolition company and its two directors have been fined $16,000 for improperly demolishing a house which had asbestos-containing material.
SafeWork SA is reminding mine operators to develop, implement and maintain safe systems of work, after an explosives incident at an underground mine.