Brisbane company charged with industrial manslaughter

A Brisbane Company has been charged with industrial manslaughter involving a category one work health & safety offence of reckless conduct resulting in the death of a worker with a forklift. Brisbane Auto Recycling has been charged by the Work Health & Safety Prosecutor under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 for industrial manslaughter relating [...]

By |2019-11-01T01:09:30+00:00November 1st, 2019|News|0 Comments

PCYC to be prosecuted over death at gym

Queensland Workplace Health and Safety officials have confirmed that they will proceed with a prosecution of PCYC over the death of 15-year-old Bray Park resident Ben Shaw at its Pine Rivers gym in September 2017. Ben died under tragic circumstances while he was bench pressing 100kg at the Pine Rivers Centre. A staff member at [...]

By |2019-09-24T01:59:01+00:00September 24th, 2019|News, Safety Advice|0 Comments

Health and Safety speakers

Looking for a health and safety speaker for your next event? Safetysure's John Ninness is a professional health and safety speaker with thirty years of experience in workplace health and safety across a broad range of industries. John Ninness John started his safety journey as a health and safety representative in the Defence force before [...]

By |2019-09-03T09:11:15+00:00September 3rd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Safety sensors and mining equipment

The safety revelations surrounding the recent Boeing 737 Max crashes should make us stop and take a good hard look at whether available safety critical technology should be an option on many pieces of equipment used across the mining industry. Why shouldn’t the best safety technology be included in the manufacturer’s price? Why do we [...]

By |2019-09-03T07:29:06+00:00April 9th, 2019|News, Safety Advice|0 Comments

Farm safety help from students

A 2019 farm safety calendar competition was launched in Queensland this week with students from Eton State School. The competition aims at building awareness in farm safety and farming hazards among children in regional Queensland areas. The competition is run by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland. Students are encouraged to draw pictures about good health [...]

By |2018-10-30T12:46:25+00:00October 7th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Safe use of crane stabilisers targeted by government

The Queensland Government has announced that it will be undertaking a campaign to educate operators in the safe use of crane stabilisers and outriggers.There have been three deaths and many serious injuries in recent times and possibly many un-reported events associated with the placement of arms to stabiliser truck loads during delivery of goods or [...]

By |2018-10-07T00:25:35+00:00October 7th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Safe Work Australia offers project funding

If you have a work safety project at your workplace that requires some assistance, you may be able to gain funding from Safe Work Australia. Safe Work Australia is offering between $2,000 and $20,000 to support projects that will improve occupational health and safety for workers. According to Safe Work Australia, the best projects will [...]

By |2018-10-07T00:04:06+00:00October 7th, 2018|News|0 Comments