A Queensland employer has been fined $65,000 plus court costs of almost $1600 after a backpacker died from heat stress while working on a farm picking produce.
The Queensland Government's free, mandatory lung health checks and reduced mine dust limits have come into effect to protect the resources sector.
The Palaszczuk government had expanded a bulk storage site at Inala to house personal protective equipment (PPE) by tens of millions of pieces.
The NSW Resources Regulator has investigated how a worker with 41 years of coalmining experience could have contracted coal workers' pneumoconiosis.
The welding workplace poses many hazards; however, if safety measures and appropriate personal protective equipment are utilised then much of the risk can be mitigated.
HEMCO emergency shower booths are fully assembled and ready for installation, with frosted front strip curtains, interior grab bars and side exterior panels.
Thousands of Queensland mineral mine and quarry workers will receive free mandatory respiratory health checks from 1 September in an effort to protect them from mine dust lung diseases.
An emergency messaging mobile app implements coronavirus updates in its July release, designed to help those who are feeling unwell to better manage their own welfare.