South Australia is enforcing new industrial manslaughter laws.

Comcare has released its Work Health and Safety Year in Review 2023.

The offshore workers' union wants an overhaul of WorkSafe WA after it declined to prosecute for a 2021 Santos platform incident.

Warrnambool College in south-west Victoria is in a dispute between WorkSafe and the Victorian Department of Education over the safety of its teachers.

Boeing is reportedly planning to plead guilty to criminal fraud conspiracy charges over two fatal 737 MAX crashes ...

WorkSafe QLD inspectors will soon begin an asbestos audit of old buildings.

The NSW Labor Government has announced a 12-month trial of body worn cameras for security staff in select public hospitals across New South Wales.

The Albanese Government has introduced legislation aimed at addressing the alarming rate of veteran suicides.

Ancient Egyptian scribes faced occupational hazards similar to modern office workers, research shows.

The WA Government has announced Western Australia's new WorkSafe Commissioner.

Carborough Downs Coal Management has been fined $720,000 following the death of a worker and the injury of another at a central Queensland mine.

From July 1, the manufacture, sale, and installation of engineered stone is banned in Australia.

New research suggests poor psychosocial safety climates increase the number of days employees take off due to injury or illness.

High-tech factory workers of the future may depend on augmented reality to manage workflows and troubleshoot remotely.

Researchers are already planning what might happen to a space tourist if they have a heart problem.

An underground coal mine in Queensland has been burning for several days.

A draft report on the 2021 Callide C power station explosion has revealed significant safety lapses by CS Energy.

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