Occupational health & safety

  • Resources sector a salary yardstick by HCA

    For the first time in six years, the salary gap between the mining and resource sectors and other industry sectors has lessened according to new survey results.

  • ABCC wins OHS site entry appeal by

    The Australian Building and Construction Commissioner has claimed victory in its Federal Court appeal to retain the right of unions to enter construction sites to inspect safety concerns.

  • Comcare spanked for underpaying by

    The Commonwealth Ombudsman has found that Comcare does not currently have a means for injured government workers to redress miscalculations in payments.

  • Qld insulation victim’s mum speaks with CFMEU by

    “He was a special kid. It didn’t matter who met, everybody liked him,” Sweeney’s mother Wendy Sweeney said in the interview with the CFMEU. “Christmas will be hard this year.... It just shouldn’t have happened.”

  • MUA presses cargo safety overhaul by

    The Maritime Union of Australia last week called for urgent reform to maritime safety following the recent death of Queensland dock worker Brad Gray.

  • Antarctic ATV ‘jollies’ raise safety concerns by

    A report into the use of all terrain vehicles by workers from the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) has revealed that workers had a culture of dangerous “thrill riding”.

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