Victoria has banned uncontrolled dry cutting of engineered stone to help protect workers from exposure to crystalline silica dust.
WHS Queensland believes the worker was using a battery-operated screwdriver to remove screws on the LPG tank. This acted as an ignition source and started a fire.
A South Australian worker has sustained serious burns while cutting a steel drum with oxy-acetylene equipment.
In early 2017 welding fume was reclassified as carcinogenic to humans, highlighting a direct relationship between inhaling the fumes and contracting cancer.
Asbestos Awareness Ambassador Trevor Gillmeister and safety advocates Julie and Don Sager discuss the importance of asbestos safety awareness.
Sharps or needlestick injuries are a risk not only to healthcare workers, but anyone who comes into contact with them.
After being charged with illegal asbestos removal, a Darwin company will spend more than $200,000 to improve asbestos safety in the NT.
A new report in the Medical Journal of Australia suggests that the proportion of asbestos-related cancer deaths being caused by DIY renovations is increasing.
The way that chemicals are managed in New Zealand is about to undergo some changes.
Asbestos containing material (ACM) was allegedly spread throughout a property after a contractor used a high-pressure water spray on a roof.
An engineering control that isolates workers from the source of dust at mine sites has won the top prize at the Queensland Mining Industry Innovation Awards.
After an exposure to a hazardous substance, any delay, even for a few seconds, can result in serious injury.
Despite being banned from use in Australia from 2004, asbestos is still causing issues for many workplaces.
A report has estimated that the cost associated with asbestos-related diseases in one year is over $500 million.
The tragic death of a man outside a south side Canberra school late on 2 August 2018 was caused by a gas explosion in a work vehicle.