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.
After a young worker was seriously injured while operating a mobile crane, WorkCover Queensland has urged PCBUs to manage the WHS risks when using mobile cranes.
Digital twin technology could transform construction by teaching users how to evaluate hazards from the safety of afar, and may remove the need to be present onsite altogether.
The South Australian Coroner has issued a warning about the risks of inflating tyres, following the death of a man on a farming property while inflating a tyre.
WorkCover Queensland is urging PCBUs to ensure trucks, trailers and mobile plant are safely immobilised, after a worker was seriously injured by a frontend loader.
A worker has died while clearing a metal tramp blockage in a cone crusher, prompting SafeWork SA to urge businesses to practise caution around crushing plant.
In food processing machinery there are stringent hygiene standards that must be followed both for local markets and for exporters — and these standards are not always the same.
A worker was seriously injured in December 2019 after his hand was caught in a hopper. Here is how to prevent similar injuries around plant machinery.