Archived News for OHS Sector Professionals - July, 2013
A new report published by the Federal Government’s National Transport Commission (NTC) says a consistent set of road rules and vehicle standards across the country could improve road safety.
The Victorian Country Fire Authority may have some serious budgetary concerns if claims allow fire-fighters direct access to compensation for work-related cancers.
Integral security and safety components of some potentially dangerous devices have been tampered with at a Queensland mine site, leading to police involvement.
Authorities have identified the vessel responsible for an oil spill at the Port of Brisbane over the weekend, where work has stopped at several sites while environmental officers try to deal with the damage.
New statistics have shown one person dies at a Western Australian workplace every 21 days, prompting the state's unions to push for a greater focus on safety at work.
Deafness and other noise injuries are becoming an increasing issue for the farming community, according to the Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety (ACAHS).
Food safety inspectors have conducted a sweep of Brisbane restaurants this year, and combined with complaints and other submissions have found an alarming lack of compliance.
A Victorian opposition MP is claiming the safety of regional train passengers at risk because V/Line trains are breaching passenger safety load limits on every service line.