To be held from 25-27 October, the Safety Show Sydney offers industry a unique opportunity to find the latest OH&S products all under one roof.
Two companies have been fined a total of $155,000 after a worker in Western Sydney was blinded and left with multiple facial and skull fractures when a high-pressure gas hose fitting came loose.
Instructional webinars on the new Work Health and Safety Act are now available for download from the WorkCover website.
Workers at Toyota’s Australian manufacturing plants will be forced to pay a fee to the company every time they receive a traffic infringement notice, under a new program designed to make drivers think about safety.
North Geelong-based safety and security product company Barrier Group has entered its suite of pedestrian separation barriers into the 2011 WorkSafe Awards.
WorkSafe launches a statewide blitz today targeting the state’s most dangerous industries.
Minister for Industrial Relations Russell Wortley announced more than $400,000 will be available to assist research into work health and safety issues in South Australia under the SafeWork SA WHS Commissioned Research Grant Program.
Howard Leight by Honeywell has expanded its HearForever social media initiative to include a dedicated YouTube channel, blog and Facebook page.
Scott Moffat has been appointed general manger of Pilz’s Australian and New Zealand subsidiaries, replacing outgoing general manager Frank Schrever.
Two NSW cardboard box manufacturers and a manager have been fined a total of $193,000 and ordered to pay WorkCover’s legal costs after a one-tonne pallet toppled onto three workers, causing serious injuries in late 2007.
SafeWork SA prosecuted after investigating an incident at OneSteel Manufacturing’s Whyalla steelworks in July 2008. Two workers had been tasked with the thermal imaging of live switchboards. One was a qualified electrician and the other a 19 year old second year apprentice.
WorkSafe Victoria has released a new guidance on the safe use of workplace angle grinders following 31 serious workplace injury reports over past 12 months.
A Spotswood worker has suffered serious burns to nearly a third of his body after molten glass he was working with got onto his uniform and caught fire.
WorkSafe Victoria has provided eight top tips for the safe use of angle grinders after two workers have been seriously injured with angle grinders in the past month.
NSW government has rejected the Federal Government’s proposed OHS reforms, while QLD was first to implement the laws which aimed to harmonised national workplace safety standards.
Amidst the media attention about ‘planking,’ SafeWork SA is reminding employers and employees of their legal obligations relating to workplace safety.
After 10 years at its current location in Clayton, Pilz Australia has relocated its head office to accommodate its continued growth.
A man has lost use of his left hand during an incident where his fingers were caught by rotating blades whilst mixing cement, leaving an Adelaide foundry more than $20,000 in fines from the Industrial Court.
WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a 50-year-old mechanical engineering manager after a fall at a printing business in Canning Vale, Western Australia.
The Industrial Court has fined a Lonsdale manufacturer which left a young employee with a loss of the tips of two fingers and serious lacerations to a third, while operating a machine saw.