A commercial cleaning company has been fined $30,000 after a worker fell 5.5 m from a roof, sustaining injuries to his vertebra, leg and shoulder.
From April 2020, only accredited fire safety practitioners will be authorised to endorse plans and specifications of fire safety systems.
Four new mine inspectors are expected to commence work across Queensland to protect the region's 70,000 mine workers.
ANU releases comprehensive health protection advice fact sheets on bushfire smoke inhalation, and the government issues P2 masks to protect frontline workers.
Safe Work Australia's WES review continues with Release 10 (diesel engine emissions, hydrogen cyanide and others) open for comment until 14 February 2020.
Established in 2008, MATES in Construction works to reduce the high level of suicide among Australian construction workers. DENISE CULLEN traces its history.
Businesses throughout Western Australia have been urged to have contingency plans in place on land and sea to protect workers in the event of a cyclone.
WorkSafe Victoria has charged a man for allegedly stockpiling dangerous chemicals in Melbourne's northern suburbs, and in NSW.
Safe Work Australia has republished the workplace exposure standards for airborne contaminants with a new respirable crystalline silica standard of 0.05 mg/m3.
The amendments to the WHS Mines and Petroleum Sites Regulation 2014 will commence in NSW from February 2020, and address key work health and safety issues.