Mandalay Resources Costerfield Operations has received a $110,000 fine, after a rock fall left an employee with serious injuries.
The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency is urging trades workers to think beyond roofs, walls and insulation when assessing asbestos exposure risk.
The Serstech 100 Indicator handheld raman spectrometer is a lightweight (650 g), safe and easy-to-use raman spectrometer that can identify any solid or liquid chemical substance in seconds.
The owners and occupiers of last year's West Footscray fire site have been demanded to remove waste and render any residual dangerous goods harmless.
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.
Safe Work Australia is seeking feedback as it looks to adopt version seven of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals.
Work is currently underway to remove a stockpile of chemicals stored at eight sites around Epping and Campellfield.
Detailed planning and preliminary work to removed stockpiled chemicals from various sites is currently being undertaken by a WorkSafe Victoria taskforce.