Federal Safety Commissioner Tom Fisher has urged senior managers in the building and construction industry to set an example for their employees and commit to a safety culture on Australian building sites.
A study of 750,000 workers compensation statistics has revealed that 'morningitis' is a real workplace risk
A new National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction Work has been announced by the Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC).
The series of one to 3.5 tonne internal combustion counterbalance forklifts provides increased safety and ergonomics, reduced operating costs and greater environmental friendliness. The range includes 23 pneumatic-tyre internal-combustion models from one to three tonnes payload, the petrol/LPG and diesel models with the choice of manual or powershift transmission and a compact model as well.
Safety Institute of Australia (SIA) has condemned government inaction as the reason for the tragic level crossing collision near Kerang earlier this week.
SafeWork SA has expressed its frustration and disappointment at the work practices of a developer who was fined after a worker was injured in an incident which saw a 12-year-old driving a forklift.
Business SA is calling for major reform to South Australiaâ€™s workers compensation scheme.
ACT WorkCover has issued a warning to remind employers, employees and third parties of the dangers surrounding forklifts in response to an incident at a construction site this week where a truck driver sustained serious injury after being struck by a load falling from a forklift.
Secondary and tertiary students throughout New South Wales are being encouraged to enter the 2007 Young Workers Poster Competition.
A New Zealand report on work-related road safety seeks to raise employer awareness of the importance of ensuring employees are safe when driving for work.
Public comment on the draft of the national code of practice for the Safe Handling of Tilt-up Wall Panels and Concrete Elements in Building Construction has been received and posted on the ASCC website.
The 386 electric counterbalance forklift range is built on technology which will provide operators with improved productivity and efficiency, according to Linde Materials Handling. With a protective roof/cab 50 mm wider than the previous model's, it improves the operator environment and the floorboard of the new models is 15 mm lower than on the models they replace.
An increasing number of employees in manufacturing industries are working in a state of sleep deprivation and/or circadian desynchrony. An increase in shift work and extended hours are being blamed for the growing incidence of worker fatigue