The Newcastle University has gained accreditation that will see it placed as one of the top institutions for OHS training.

A global tyre company is hoping a new technology will help drivers stay safe and informed about the wear and tear on their wheels.

A new tablet-based app has entered its beta-phase, designed specifically for spotting safety issues and workplace hazards in mining environments.

A new app has been launched to help keep workers safe in the ACT.

A business group formed by a major mobile phone maker is using next-level mapping techniques to improve planning, road designs and driver safety in the future.

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has added a new target to its range; cracking down on unseaworthy vessels parking at docks and ports around the world.

Queensland Health is implicating the animal nursery at the Brisbane Ekka as the possible source of several e-coli infections.

By the end of next year the New South Wales Fire and Rescue Service will have its entire fleet of 560 vehicles fitted-out with GPS tracking tools to ensure the fastest response to an emergency.

Researchers are plotting the evolution of a strain of avian flu currently spreading in China, finding that it emerged in tandem with a similar flu that can infect mammals.

A team of Workplace Health and Safety authorities will be taking a long drive through rural Queensland, conducting spot checks of agricultural operations in the Bundaberg area.

Mine safety authorities have hit back at claims that job cuts are putting lives at risk in the industry.

Researchers at CSIRO are abuzz with the success of their new development; a tracker called WASP (or Wireless Ad hoc System for Positioning) designed for use in underground mines.

The latest crash tests for cars in Australia have been completed, with the Australasian New Car Safety Assessment Program giving rankings to the new offerings from Honda and Kia.

The South Australia nurses’ union will meet with officials from the state’s health board to talk about ongoing emergency ward over-crowding and the potential risks it poses to patients and staff.

The Australian Trucking Association has compiled and published a list of ten tips to assist motorists sharing the road with big transporters.

The New South Wales secretary for the Transport Workers Union says a conglomerate of Unions in the state have come together to force the Port Waratah Coal Services (PWCS) in the port of Newcastle to address safety concerns.

Researchers at the University of Adelaide are working on a new technology which can ‘talk’ to large structures about their health and wellbeing. 

A marketing stunt has turned into an HR nightmare with over twenty people injured at the launch of a mobile phone.

The ACT is going against the tide of safer construction, with new statistics showing a spike in serious accidents at Canberra worksites between 2011 and 2012.

A legal battle is unfolding between a truck-driver, Coles and the Transport Workers’ Union.

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau will investigate a collision between two planes at a Melbourne airport which has left a multi-million dollar damage bill but luckily no-one injured.

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