A campaign targeting manual handling safety begins on 1 July with WorkSafe Victoria inspectors visiting food manufacturers and processors across the state.
A Perth builder has been fined $3500 for the collapse of three tilt-up panels at a construction site at Forrestfield.
A NSW Industrial Court judge has found that the risk to RailCorp workers from overhead powerlines which killed a dogman at Heathcote in 2003 was “not only obvious, but foreseen”.
New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and South Australia are working towards implementing a national Heavy Vehicle Driver Fatigue reform on 29 September 2008.
WorkSafe has developed a new website that helps businesses identify workplace safety risks.
Vehicle brake manufacturer and developer Advanced Braking Technology is set to expand its product portfolio after signing a $4 million contract to design and manufacture brakes for refuse collection vehicles.
The Australian government is working to champion a cooperative approach to improve OHS performance in the building and construction industry.
WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a 60-year-old truck driver at a transport depot at Dampier.
Tower cranes will be the focus of a WorkSafe WA inspection campaign to begin later this month.
Materials handling company NTP Forklifts Australia has been appointed the Jungheinrich importer and distributor for Australia.
The Remote Lighting Lifter enables the lowering of luminaires to the ground electrically via wireless remote control where they can be safely maintained. It is designed for use in factories, warehouses, exhibition centres, sports stadiums, railway stations, auditoriums, schools, hotels and more.
WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a 22-year-old apprentice cabinet maker at a furniture factory in Malaga last Friday.
Playground equipment manufacturer, Playspace Playground, pleaded guilty to failing to provide an injured employee with his pre injury position as required under Victoria’s workers compensation legislation.
Returning to work after injury could become a less arduous process with the launch of an online resource containing up-to-date advice and research on return to work issues.