Lifting the Lid: The ‘Safe Work’ Swindle!
A plentiful supply of ‘safe work’ propaganda is pumped out to the Australian public each year.
Lifting The Lid: Nine Dead In 3 Weeks!
We rely on the media to be our messenger, assuming the ‘news’ to be authentic and accurate. In the high-risk construction industry, we trust that workers’...
WA Leads the Nation in Workplace Deaths
WA had the highest workplace death rate in Australia last year including a sharp jump from 2014.
$300,000 Fine Issued over Sparky Death
Essential Energy has been convicted and fined $300,000 following the death of an electrical worker at Bulahdelah in September 2013.
Safe Work Australia to Evaluate 644 Chemicals
Exposure standards are specified in the model Work Health and Safety Regulations as mandatory legal limits to assist in protecting the health of workers and minimise...
NSW Worker Dies After Slipping on Wet Site
It appears scaffolding which was loosened when wet and windy storms hit the NSW Hunter region this week caused the death of a male worker.
Should it Take a Tragedy to Put Safety in the Spotlight?
A tragic workplace incident in Perth serves as an important reminder to the entire construction industry of its obligations and requirements in relation to safety.
New Diseases to be Considered for Workers Compensation
Tuberculosis, hepatitis A, B and C as well as some cancers are among a range of diseases recommended for inclusion under worker compensation laws.