Comcare has reviewed its support services for health and safety representatives, identifying a need for training programs to help provide adequate knowledge of the OHS legislation.
Safety regulators will be cooperating in a nationwide campaign to reduce manual handling injuries in select industries.
A report that monitors the hospitalisation of injured workers reveals that men are six times more liikely than women to be injured in the workplace.
WorkCover NSW now recognises the South Australian ‘white card’, Queensland's 'blue card' and Victoria's 'red card' as proof of construction induction training equivalent to WorkCover’s'OHS General Induction for Construction Work in NSW' course.
WorkCover NSW has released a guide to assist small residential construction businesses to meet their workplace safety responsibilities.
The National OHS Review Panel's first report was released recently, containing the findings and recommendations for what the National OHS Review Panel considers the optimal content of a model OHS Act regarding duties of care and the structure of offences.
WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the death of a 17-year-old apprentice who was run over by a truck at Ballarat’s Lihir gold mine yesterday morning.
A Victorian company has been convicted and fined $175,000 following a worker being struck and killed by a forklift at its cold storage warehouse.
A South Australian company was convicted and fined $65,000 for breaching the OHS Act following the death of a worker after being struck by a front-end loader.
WorkSafe Victoria has imposed ‘alternate penalty’ provisions against a company and a worker after a stunt on a forklift that left one person with a broken leg.
Zinifex Port Pirie has been convicted and fined $65,000 for the death of a worker at the Port Pirie smelter in October 2004.
WorkSafe Victoria has issued a pre-Christmas safety warning for traffic management systems after AB Oxford Cold Storage was convicted and fined $175,000 for the forklift-related death of a worker on 13 April 2005.