Australian Maritime College researcher Dr Reza Emad believes that commercial shipping will see more remotely controlled ships by 2030 — improving safety and efficiency.
The first stage of mandatory safety standards for all new and imported second-hand quad bikes has come into effect, to improve the safety of the quad bikes.
A truck driver has sustained serious injuries after falling from his trailer, prompting a safety alert to be issued about the risk of falls from trucks and trailers.
Yarra Valley Snack Foods has been fined $80,000 after a worker sustained serious injuries to his lung, ribs, lower back, leg and ankle in a workplace incident.
A sheet metal fabrication company has been fined $40,000 after a workplace incident that led to a work experience student having to amputate the tip of his finger.
A cattle company in Central Australia has pleaded guilty and been fined $30,000 after a freak accident left two workers seriously injured.
Diamond Valley Pork has been fined $130,000 for a 2019 incident in which a worker's hand was crushed while trapped in a waste chute.
Whilst the majority of record keeping has moved to the digital world, manual faxing still remains a staple of worksites.
SafeWork NSW inspectors will conduct a compliance blitz across the state, verifying licensing and operator competency on crane operators at worksites.
On 29 July, a 37-year-old worker died at a construction site in the Katherine region of the Northern Territory after falling from the tracks of an excavator.
A Victorian equipment hire company has been fined $85,000 following the death of a worker who was loading lift equipment onto a truck.
Two workers have died in separate incidents in what WorkSafe Victoria has described as "a tragic 48 hours". It brings the state's toll to 42 for 2020.
After a man was fatally struck by a tree while felling it with a chainsaw, WorkCover Queensland has issued guidance to prevent similar incidents in future.
With COVID-19 restrictions easing and workers returning to their places of work, building HVAC systems must be considered as part of a safe reopening.