Safe Work Australia has released a new report on the most common type of work-related injury in Australia: musculoskeletal disorders. We outline key findings.
Curtin University researchers have challenged received wisdoms on safe manual lifting, finding no evidence a rounded, flexed back increases low back pain risk.
A steel fabrication workshop in Wodonga, Victoria, has been charged after a worker was crushed to death between two staircases.
Incidents have occurred at the Ulan Underground Mine and Woodlawn Mine in the span of four days, resulting in two workers sustaining serious injuries.
WorkSafe WA is conducting a proactive inspection program at construction sites until the end of the 2019/20 financial year. We detail the inspection program.
WHS Queensland is investigating after a hardstand failure caused a large boat to topple over and seriously injure a person in July 2019.
Having an inspection procedure in place for lifting equipment is fundamental. Karl Ahlgren outlines the benefits digital solutions can bring.
New safety signs have been added to the ISO’s Graphical symbols standard — ISO 7010 — to reflect signs used around the world.
Electricians can now access a set of fact sheets that help highlight risks and prevent injury while performing manual tasks.
WHS Queensland has issued guidelines around safe load skate use after a worker was pinned between a wall and an electrical switchboard.
WorkSafe is targeting falling object risks during Victorian construction site inspections in coming months, to counter the ongoing incidents and deaths.
Manufacturers need to increase their production capabilities and remain competitive, but workplace safety for employees must be taken into consideration.