Tuesday, 23 April 2013 12:13pm
The Fair Work Commission has ordered the reinstatement of two highly experienced electricians, after it found their employer failed to provide regular refresher training on its lock-out tag-out procedures.
Monday, 22 April 2013 3:57pm
Western Australian employer fined over death after string of drum explosions; Employers urged to train young workers to voice OHS concerns; Workplace flu vaccinations critical with epidemic looming; South Australian workers urged to promote OHS in online campaign; and Tasmanian safety awards open.
Monday, 22 April 2013 12:45pm
An employer that inspected a ladder and found it was safe and secure - immediately before it broke and injured a worker - isn't liable for the worker's injuries, the Queensland Supreme Court has ruled.
Friday, 19 April 2013 3:55pm
Untrained height-safety installers exposing employers to risks; Vehicles linked to 11 work deaths in a month as SWA toll climbs; and Traffic management alert issued after 10 workers killed by mobile plant.
Friday, 19 April 2013 2:26pm
A Sydney casino employee, who claimed he sustained a compensable journey injury when he was hit by a car on his way home from work, has been denied workers' compensation, after the WCC found he interrupted his journey by stopping at a bar to drink alcohol.
Friday, 19 April 2013 12:48pm
A major upheaval of the new process for prosecuting alleged OHS offenders in NSW has been averted, after a judge rejected an employer's claim that the District Court has no jurisdiction to deal with OHS matters.
Thursday, 18 April 2013 3:55pm
A new permit-to-work system, which requires plant operators to authorise work undertaken by others in their area, is just one element of a Tasmanian employer's award-winning EHS management system.
Thursday, 18 April 2013 2:43pm
A Queensland employer has been ordered to pay nearly $370,000 in damages to a worker who was injured while demonstrating a technique for dealing with aggressive people.
Thursday, 18 April 2013 12:49pm
The Federal Government has hit back at claims from BHP and others that current OHS and anti-discrimination laws provide the most effective mechanisms for eradicating workplace bullying, saying thousands of bullying victims would disagree.
Wednesday, 17 April 2013 3:57pm
Rail Corporation NSW has been fined $150,000 over the death of a worker who was struck by a train, after the Industrial Court found it failed to ensure an area controller followed its safety processes.