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Safe Work releases workplace vibration guidelines

The effects of vibration in workplaces can be permanently disabling, and Safe Work Australia has released guidance material to help manage the risk of vibration-related injury or illness. Over the...

New laws in NSW for workplace health and safety in mines

National Safe Work Month kicks off

Today marks the beginning of 2015 National Safe Work Month — a time to raise awareness and focus on health and safety in your workplace. In officially launching Safety Month, Safe Work Australia’s...

Study links increased injury claims to heat

A new study by the University of Adelaide’s School of Public Health has linked data from worker compensation claims with temperature records. The research found there was an association between...

WATCH: CFMEU release mine safety video

Safety at work should always come first. That’s the message the CFMEU are pushing for in their latest infographic-style video. According to the video, 3500 coal mine workers have died in...

Mining industry mental health blueprint launched

The Australian mining industry launched a new blueprint to address mental health and wellbeing issues in the workforce, announced by the Minerals Council of Australia last week. The blueprint...

Perth man killed in workplace accident

A man has died in a workplace accident after allegedly being caught in a large industrial mixer in Perth. The 58-year-old process worker’s arm had become trapped at the Klinger Australia...

Changes to NSW workers compensation scheme

NSW Minister for Finance, Services and Property Dominic Perrottet has announced a $1 billion workers compensation reform package in a win for injured workers, employees and business across the State...

Have your say on explosives regulation future

The public comment period on explosives regulation in Australia is now open and Safe Work Australia is encouraging Australians to have their say through the Explosives Regulation in Australia:...

Shane Webcke promotes work safety

Back in 1994 Queensland Rugby league legend Shane Webcke’s career and life were put on hold after his dad was killed at work. Today, as Queensland Safety Ambassador, Shane is sharing his story in a...