A trend may be emerging of trucks bringing unsafe loads through the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, with six fines handed out this year.

Stats have been released for workplace deaths and injuries in February of this year.

A proposal has been unveiled that would see a range of changes in the transport industry, including paid waiting time and 14-day payment terms.

The Pilbara mining region in Western Australia has gone a full year without a fatality for the first time in nearly a century.

The code that keeps heavy vehicles safe on the highway has been updated, with the release of a discussion paper on the Chain of Responsibility by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator and National Transport Commission.

The owners of a planned casino in Sydney have applied for their entire high-rollers’ floor to allow smoking, a move with has drawn criticism from workers’ rights and anti-smoking groups.

After rounds of public forums, research and industry consultation, the Dive Safety Reference Group have amended Queensland’s dive safety regulations.

The Victorian government is refusing to sign up to a national plan to rid public buildings of asbestos; calling the scheme an “ineffective Labor policy”.

No burger joint or late-night kebab stop will be exempt from a WorkSafe WA sweep of takeaway food outlets’ safety standards.

A Queensland coroner has found more could have been done to save the lives of four young tradesmen, the Prime Minister says he would be willing to meet their families.

The chief executive of Australia’s Insulation Council says the industry has taken a massive hit from the botched insulation stimulus scheme, and that compensation may now be needed.

Businesses can now meet with a WorkCover NSW inspector after hours to get a run-down on staying safe in the workplace.

A new Federal Government initiative has been launched in an effort to ensure the mental health and safety of Australians at work.

The first group of eight finalists have been announced for an award highlighting leadership and initiative in Victorian workplace health and safety.

The NSW Government has launched a new Safer Drivers Course to steer young drivers straight in their most dangerous time.

Queensland Work Safety authorities are looking for feedback on their recent leadership programs and would like responses from any industry groups or members.

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