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  • Oct 24, 2018 at 10:09 am, by

    Five-year strategic plan to improve work safety in Queensland launched

    Queensland’s peak advisory Board to the Government on work health and safety issues, the Work Health and Safety Board, has developed a five-year plan to improve work safety in the state. The Board composed of representatives from employer associations, trade unions and academia, developed a 5-year plan in response to the recommendations of the Best Continue Reading

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  • Oct 23, 2018 at 10:10 am, by

    Electrical company fined $300K over apprentice’s death

    A Melbourne electrical company has been fined $ 300,000 after an apprentice electrician died from electrocution while working at a Camberwell property in Victoria. The company pleaded guilty in the Melbourne Magistrate’s Court to two charges under Section 21 of the OHS Act for failing to ensure, as far as reasonably practicable, that the workplace Continue Reading

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  • Oct 22, 2018 at 10:06 am, by

    Perth construction worker dies after falling into trench

    A worker has died after he fell into a water-filled trench in Perth. The man was working at a construction site in Mosman Park when he fell into a trench and became trapped. The incident happened on Wednesday afternoon. His colleagues tried to get into the water to pull him out before calling emergency services Continue Reading

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  • Oct 21, 2018 at 10:05 am, by

    Woman in hospital after quad bike rollover

    A woman has been injured in a quad bike incident in far north Queensland. Paramedics were called to the scene, about 13km north of Cairns, on Wednesday afternoon following reports of a quad bike rollover. The woman was treated at the scene before being transported to Cairns Hospital for further treatment. In the six years Continue Reading

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  • Oct 20, 2018 at 10:09 am, by

    Health and safety awards winners announced

    Winners of WorkSafe’s Return to Work Achievement Award for 2018 have been announced. The Awards held at Crown Palladium in Melbourne celebrate the achievements of injured workers who have overcome the barriers to return to work and individuals and organisations that have contributed to workplace health and safety and helped others return to work. WorkSafe Continue Reading

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