From 1 January 2020, Qld mechanical services contractors, nominee supervisors and those finishing relevant apprenticeships must hold a mechanical services licence.
Hazelwood Mine's operator has been convicted after it exposed workers and the public to dangerous conditions during a major fire in 2014.
A new national plan for asbestos safety and eradication has been released to help the country tackle the substance's "harmful legacy".
A building surveying company and its two directors have been fined $35K after approving three buildings that failed to comply with fire safety requirements.
WorkSafe WA has issued 161 improvement notices to childcare centres after inspections revealed problems with hazardous substances, among other issues.
New South Wales also put a Volunteer Protection Order in place to safeguard workers, while Queensland commits to assistance for primary producers in crisis.
Those in Queensland with a WHS duty relating to concrete pumping work will be subject to an updated code of practice as of 2 December 2019.
Sugarcane Industry Guide to Safety 2019/20 – Released
Two companies have been charged with allegedly failing to comply with a health and safety duty after a worker was killed in 2017.
Safety eyewear should be regularly inspected to ensure it continues to offer sufficient protection. Brad Rodgers spots the five telltale signs your safety glasses need replacing.
A worker has been struck by a heavy-duty pin after it ejected unexpectedly from the rear-axle link of a CAT 797 dump truck.
Victoria's rate of workplace injuries remains near a record low, despite a slight increase in 2018/19, according to WorkSafe Victoria's latest report.
NSW is set to lower the silica workplace exposure standard in a bid to better protect those working with manufactured stone, sandstone and building products.
Oil, Gas and Pipeline Guide to Workplace Safety 2019/20 – Released