Latest occupational health News

Next steps in fighting silicosis – launching the national occupational respiratory disease registry
Victorians Urged To Seek Engineered Stone Alternatives
CFMEU penalties for failing to comply with OHS requirements increased
Companies Fined $250,000 After Concrete Blowout
Navy Growler jet noise over Whidbey Island could impact 74,000 people’s health
Farm Charged After Fatal Seed Bag Crush
CFMEU Penalised For Improper Conduct
Power outages linked to heat and storms are rising, and low-income communities are most at risk, as a new NYC study shows
Engineered Stone To Be Banned In Victoria From 1 July
Monash and WorkSafe Victoria partnership renewal upholds excellence in workplace health and safety research
Director Charged After Driving Ute With Teen In Toolbox
Stormwater drainage management an ongoing priority for Council
World TB Day: Raising Awareness About Tuberculosis
Ballooning company fined after worker falls through roof  
Charges Over Student’s Death On School Trip
CFMEU Penalised For Breaching Right Of Entry Laws
World of Work stakeholders voice support for the pandemic accord, highlighting workers’ rights and needs during pandemics
Increasing trust in Australian forest products across the supply chain with signing of MOU
Payroll Officer Spent Stolen Cash On Candy Crush
Metal Finisher Charged After Fatal Crush
Labor Must Address Worsening Classroom Behaviour
School principals at breaking point under oppressive workloads
Scientists Push For Action On Clean Indoor Air
How safe are Australia’s mines? New analysis shows reform has been stalled for a decade
Builder Charged After Fatal Factory Fall
WorkCover Bill To Pass Parliament
Spate Of Serious Injuries Leads To $545,000 Fine
Silica Safety Reminder Ahead Of Engineered Stone Ban
Vision Zero road safety projects in Seattle are unlikely to have negative impacts on local business sales, UW study finds
Charges Over Youth Justice Worker Assault
Six projects and initiatives honoured in national steel sustainability awards
$1.3 million fine for workplace manslaughter
Charges against health service after patient death
Improving safety for the offshore resources sector workforce
Increasing demand and rising health costs warrant investment in massage therapy
Charges after fatal fall through shed roof
Builder charged after worker crushed in collapse
Millions of Australians have a chronic illness. So why aren’t employers accommodating them?
Campaign Sends Clear Safety Message On Engineered Stone
New licence for practical telehandler training
Employers fined more than $16 million for safety breaches  
New standard for welding fume safety
UW research helps California forest managers assess smoke hazards from prescribed burns
Two companies charged after fatal trailer fall
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$110,000 fine after student high wire injury
Company charged over alleged bullying of apprentice
Chip maker fined $63,000 after worker injured in corn grinder