A commission has upheld the dismissal of a worker sacked for failing to report a microsleep incident and preserve the scene, who argued he was not required to do so because he didn't believe any injury or damage occurred.
BHP is educating its leaders on "chronic unease" to boost its safety culture, according to its latest sustainability report, which also details its new leading indicators and plans to improve contractor safety.
A Sydney Trains worker was not shown which areas of a worksite were protected from passing traffic before he was fatally struck by a train, a court has found in convicting and fining his employer for two breaches of a national safety law.
Employers have been urged to review their leave accrual practices, after a full Federal Court ruled that workers are entitled to 10 calendar days of sick leave per year regardless of the number of hours they normally work on each shift.
An employer has been found liable for injuries a FIFO worker suffered on a fishing trip with his general manager, because it impliedly encouraged him to engage in the activity to rest and recuperate after a demanding week of shift work.