Occupational health & safety

  • John Holland crane falls on WA BHP site by

    Three recent crane collapses in Western Australia have sparked calls for mining and construction giants to focus on safety.

  • Former WorkSafe Vic boss to head up EPA by

    WorkSafe Victoria’s executive director, John Merritt, has been appointed as chief executive officer of Victoria’s Environmental Protection Agency.

  • NSW Workcover urges young worker focus by

    NSW WorkCover is reminding businesses to keep an eye on young workers who may not be confident enough to speak up about safety concerns.

  • WorkSafe Vic to target SMEs by

    WorkSafe Victoria is warning SMEs to address safety concerns before its officers arrive in coming months.

  • Mega trucks get SMART maps by

    The National Transport Commission (NTC) has released an online mapping system to help road-train drivers plan transport routes.

  • Workcover WA confirms asbestos on Gorgon Gas project by

    As Western Australia moves to tighten asbestos-handling compliance, workers on Chevron’s Barrow Island Gorgon gas project have commenced partial work stoppages, claiming they have been exposed to the known carcinogen.

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