WorkSafe has charged a waste management company for stockpiling toxic chemicals in a Campbellfield warehouse, thereby breaching the Dangerous Goods Act.
SafeWork NSW has advised employers to monitor indoor and outdoor air quality levels, to provide a safe working environment for employees.
The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency is urging trades workers to think beyond roofs, walls and insulation when assessing asbestos exposure risk.
Xtreme Freight's Packaged Dangerous Goods App is designed to improve compliance, management, reporting, training and safety around dangerous goods.
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.