A host employer and a labour hire company have been fined a total of AUD$120,000 over an incident which occurred in 2008 left a worker with an amputated leg due to lack of forklift training.
The Queensland Safety Show will return to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre from June 21 to 23 in 2011.
Congratulations to all five companies who have been named Finalists in the 2011 Endeavour Awards – Safety Scheme of the Year Award category. Read on for the full list.
Caravan manufacturer Empire Caravans, has pleaded guilty to failing to comply with safety improvement notices issued by WorkSafe.
Chemicals used in Australian food packaging do not pose a health risk to consumers, a new survey conducted by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has revealed.
Adelaide barrel manufacturer Diverse Barrel Solutions has been convicted, fined and ordered to pay compensation by the Industrial Court over a workplace incident that left a young worker with permanent disfigurement and loss of function in his hand.
Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) members have joined bereaved relatives to remember workers who have died in manufacturing and construction accidents in Victoria.
Custom lighting manufacturer Selux U.S. has added mobile source capture fume extraction units for each of its two welding stations.
The New South Wales Government will introduce Model Work Health and Safety Act legislation immediately, in an effort to roll-out OHS harmonisation across Australian workplaces.
An Adelaide aviation firm has been fined and ordered to pay compensation to a teenage employee who suffered partial amputations to the tips of his right middle and left index fingers whilst working.
WorkSafe WA will conduct an inspection campaign to look at safety standards in manufacturing workplaces in the Malaga ndustrial area next month.
Safety may still be a dominant OHS priority for Australian organisations in 2011, but OHS managers are saying companies view it as just one of a growing list of issues that need to be juggled.
Rockwell Automation will host its 19th Automation Fair event in Orlando, Florida on November 2-4.
Due to occupational health and safety concerns, there is an increasing demand for smart mixed-case palletising solutions that take warehousing management in a new direction, writes David Rubie.
A 69-year-old plumbing contractor has died after being struck by a moving forklift at a south coast paper mill late last month.
Australia’s roof tops bristle with horizontal life lines and roof anchors but, says fall prevention specialist Carl Sachs, most should be replaced with guard rails.
Swire Cold Storage has been prosecuted after a worker was hit by a forklift at the company’s Clayton-based warehouse.
WorkSafe and the Supply Chain Industry Alliance have joined forces to create a series of resources that encourage workers to speak up about safety.
Health and safety publisher Pro-Visual has launched a new metalworking safety guide designed to help manufacturing employees prevent verbal and physical bullying in the workplace.