The collapse of a crane at a Pt Augusta railyard has resulted in a lucky escape for the driver and a $26,000 fine for the employer in the SA Industrial Relations Court recently.
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.
Tower cranes will be the focus of a WorkSafe WA inspection campaign to begin later this month.
WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a 60-year-old truck driver at a transport depot at Dampier.
The Australian government is working to champion a cooperative approach to improve OHS performance in the building and construction industry.
Materials handling company NTP Forklifts Australia has been appointed the Jungheinrich importer and distributor for Australia.