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.
The federal government's response to a per- and polyfluorolkyl substances contamination in Katherine will be discussed at a parliamentary committee.
A laser that can 'smell' different gases could improve workplace safety with its ability to detect industrial contamination and monitor the environment.
Another 755 chemicals have been added to the Hazardous Chemical Information System.
Licensed asbestos removalists with poor practice records are being targeted by a Workplace Health and Safety Queensland audit.