The safety and conditions of workers on 457 visas has again been questioned by the CFMEU after Victorian WorkCover inspectors recently shut down a construction site near Ballarat on safety grounds.
Figures show that more than 25,000 new workers compensation cases each year are due to falls, trips and slips.
A range of occupational health and safety intervention strategies has been launched by ACT WorkCover as part of its 2006/07 Information and Prevention Program.
Workplace Safe Week 2006 has launched in Tasmania with the news that workplace injuries fell by just 230 to reach 10,018 in the 2005-06 financial year.
The UMM Universal Safety Mat range is a heavy-duty PVC impact-resistant safety mat rated to Category 3 for demanding safety applications. The range is available in a variety of standard metric sizes and, being a single-piece design, is highly resistant to delamination and impact damage.
Three of the four Health and Safety Representative of the Year finalists in this year's WorkSafe Victoria Awards agree that while men still far outweigh women when it comes to health and safety in industrial settings, the gap is narrowing
A preventative injury expert says that workers often ignore the help that is offered to them when it comes to protecting their backs.
A national workplace safety framework has been launched to reduce injury and fatality rates in the construction industry.
Sales of electric forklifts are fast catching up to their combustive cousins. Advances in battery-powered technology have seen more businesses take advantage of some of the unique safety advantages of this emission-free alternative
Kimberley businesses can take advantage of a free three-hour on-site visit by an independent WorkSafe WA consultant throughout September.
A Perth construction company has been fined $25,000 after a crane toppled over on a building site, even though no-one was injured.