One MP is pushing his state government to buy dozens of homes insulated with loose-fill asbestos fibres, as the toxic legacy of Mr Fluffy keeps coming back.

Reports say safety is about the only reason Australian employers feel the need to ban the burqa.

A New South Wales winery has been fined after a violent explosion left one man dead, and an engineering firm could be made to pay too.

A parliamentary review overseen by an LNP member has found that a budget measure forcing young jobseekers to wait months for benefits could put them at serious risk.

Transport and safety regulations are holding back what could be a central Australian industry, one peak body says.

The Federal Government is rumoured to be preparing an assault on the public service's “compo culture”.

A New South Wales man has been charged for illegally dumping eight truckloads of toxic building materials.

Despite their constant grinning, research shows that some dogs are distinctly more pessimistic than others.

Safe Work Australia has put out a smartphone app to keep workers on top of events in Safety Month this October.

An awards night has capped the leading forces in workplace health and safety, rehabilitation and return to work services.

Psychological research has shown that some personalities create a clear OHS risk.

There have been several recent incidents where heavy vehicles and trailers fatally crushed workers, and the dark trend has prompted new warnings.

Transport for NSW has approved the test of equipment that uses a network of radars to give truck drivers a better view on safety.

Australia’s industrial relations laws could be about to change, with indications that new workplace inquiries and legislation are on the way.

A Victorian corruption hearing has been told that the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) routinely employs bikies to carry out threats and assaults.

Unions say rampant overcrowding at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) has turned deadly.

There is disappointment in the air following a court ruling over safety hazards of excessive perfume.

New South Wales is getting a gauge of its uranium supplies, in a move that many consider a step towards new mining ventures.

New statistics show 125 Australians have died at work this year.

The Federal Court has thrown out a union’s challenge to new rules that make it easier to hire foreign workers on offshore rigs.

An Australian team has won global recognition for high-level mine rescue.

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