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  • Jun 18, 2018 at 7:08 am, by

    More compensation for workers killed on the job in WA

    A Bill to ensure dependent family members of WA workers killed on the job receive reasonable compensation passed through the Legislative Council on Thursday. The Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Amendment Bill 2017 significantly increases the lump sum payable to dependants and more than doubles the child’s allowance payable to each dependent child. This lump Continue Reading

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  • Jun 17, 2018 at 7:03 am, by

    Man seriously injured on Melbourne worksite

    A man is in a critical condition after he was struck by machinery on a Melbourne worksite. The man, aged in his 50s, was reportedly struck on the head by heavy machinery while working at a Docklands construction site on Thursday morning. He was taken to the Royal Melbourne Hospital in a critical condition. WorkSafe Continue Reading

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  • Jun 16, 2018 at 7:00 am, by

    Quad bike safety milestone announced

    NSW farmers have invested more than $ 20 million on quad bike safety improvements through the Quad Bike Safety Improvement Program. The NSW Quad Bike Safety Industry Action Group made the announcement on Thursday in Ballina. Since the commencement of the program, the NSW Government has issued over $ 1.5 million in quad bike safety Continue Reading

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  • Jun 15, 2018 at 7:01 am, by

    WorkSafe Victoria warns of the dangers of working on live switchboards or circuits

    WorkSafe Victoria urges businesses, contractors and workers to observe safety when working on live switchboards or circuits as the safety regulator focuses on electrical safety this month. Inspectors are also reminding everyone about the need to ensure apprentices are sufficiently trained and supervised. “Electricians often report experiencing pressure from business clients who want a job Continue Reading

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  • Jun 14, 2018 at 7:00 am, by

    Farmer in hospital after tractor rollover

    A farmer is recovering in hospital after the tractor he was operating rolled and pinned him beneath at a farm in north-east New South Wales. The man in his 60s was working with a tractor at a farm about 27km north of Muswellbrook, Sunday morning when the incident took place. Emergency crews found the man Continue Reading

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