The death of a worker in 2017 has led to the conviction and a $130,000 fine for a hop grower in Victoria.
The Victorian Government will amend the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic) (Vic OHS Act) to provide for the criminal offence of industrial manslaughter.
The report stresses that going without sleep is not a sign of 'toughness', and can have serious health consequences and major safety implications.
Promoting a safe and healthy future of work will be the focus this World Day for Safety.
The results of a major study into heavy vehicle driver fatigue have just been released by the NTC and the Alertness CRC.
A man has been found dead in a dry dam on a property in East Gippsland.
Investigations are continuing into the collapse of scaffolding at a Macquarie Park construction site, as well as the death of an Ausgrid electrician at Lane Cove.
A worker repairing a skid steer loader was killed during a crushing incident in February 2019.
Employers could be doing more to help protect shift workers from heart disease, according to new research.
The number of people undertaking studies in the area of occupational and environmental health is likely to increase steadily over the next five years.
The risk of miscarriage increases by around one-third for pregnant women who work night shifts, a new study has found.
An increasing number of welding electric shock incidents in the mining sector have recently been reported to the NSW Resources Regulator.
New research shows that while employee wellness programs are popular among businesses, worker motivation to use them remains lower.
Improper removal of personal protection equipment (PPE) has the potential to spread drug-resistant bacteria, a new study has found.
A Brooklyn-based civil construction company has been charged by WorkSafe Victoria after a worker was crushed to death by a road roller in Mildura.