A former Victorian assessor has been fined for her involvement in a forklift licence scam.
A campaign targeting the safety of mobile equipment in the construction industry will start next week throughout Australia and New Zealand.
When Pilkington Australia installed new manufacturing equipment at its Dandenong plant in Melbourne, the issue of how forklifts would interact with pedestrians in an area that never before had forklifts in operation needed to be addressed
WorkSafe Victoria is calling for 2007 to be â€˜the year of safetyâ€™ following the second workplace death for the year.
An informal information session on forklift safety in the workplace was held recently for WorkSafe Victoriaâ€™s trainee inspectors.
Australiaâ€™s eastern states have joined forces to release a harmonisation initiative designed to streamline OHS issues for businesses operating in more than one state.
A range of fact sheets relating to the Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner were released this week.
When international express and logistics company DHL discovered its Australian workers compensation rating was below the industry standard, it was decided more could and should be done to improve workplace safety
A combination of camera and software is going to help protect drivers from the dangerous effects of momentary drowsiness.
The analysis of more than 20 years of workers compensation statistics has revealed that â€˜morningitisâ€™ is a real workplace safety risk.
A reduction in workplace fatalities has placed Australian workplaces ahead of the target set in the National OHS Strategy, but progress in workplace injury still falls short of the targeted 40% improvement by 2012.
The successful completion of a trial mentoring program to help small businesses improve workplace safety will see it expand into the manufacturing and construction industries.