Search for safer riding on quad bikes

Story Published: 1 May 2014

QUAD bike safety was at the top of the agenda at a special work health and safety event.

Ohs, Quad Bikes, Workplace Health And Safety

Harlem Shake miners lose jobs

Video Published: 4 Mar 2013

The miners who filmed their take on the Harlem Shake while on a shift at the Agnew gold mine have lost their jobs.

Agnew Gold Mine, Employment, Harlem Shake, Mining, Ohs, Viral Video, Workplace Health And Safety

Video: journo shows perils of reporting near burning heroin

Story Published: 23 Dec 2014

QUENTIN Sommerville has reported on some of the most harrowing news stories of the year while Isis rampaged through Iraq...

Editors Picks, Heroin, Journalism, Narcotics, Offbeat, Ohs, Viral Video

Royal Commission into insulation scheme launched

Story Published: 23 Dec 2013

THE Royal Commission into the home insulation scheme has issued 76 summonses to witnesses to give evidence or turn over...

Home Insulation Scheme, Kevin Rudd, Marcus Wilson, Matthew Fuller, Mitchell Sweeney, Ohs, Royal Commission, Rueben Barnes, Workplace Death

USQ to conduct safety review after acid burns woman's face

Story Published: 10 Mar 2014

THE University of Southern Queensland is conducting a review into its safety procedures after a staff member had nitric...

Acid, Chemistry, Ohs, University Of Southern Queensland, Usq

Regional Queensland cops can apply for covert body armour

Story Published: 4 Nov 2013

QUEENSLAND police officers living in regional areas can apply to wear covert body armour with each request to be assessed...

Bikies, Body Armour, Ian Stewart, Ohs, Police

Trucking companies raided

Story Published: 27 Mar 2012

NEW SOUTH WALES police and road safety authorities have raided two Victorian trucking companies suspected of using speed...

Ohs, Police, Raids, Speeding Trucks, Speed Limiter Overide Devices

Transport company fined $330,000 after employee crushed to death

Story Published: 27 Jun 2013

A TRANSPORT company was last week convicted and fined $330,000 following the death of an employee who was crushed by a...

Company Fined, Employee Death, Ohs, West Melbourne Docks

Mine bosses slammed over contractors becoming safety victims

Story Published: 26 Nov 2013

MINE bosses are under fire from Queensland’s top safety officials for not taking enough care in dealing with contractors...

Industrial Relations, Mine Safety And Health Commissioner, Mining, Ohs, Stewart Bell

Lucky escapes as harvesters hit power lines

Story Published: 15 Oct 2013

A SPATE of potentially fatal incidents where farm machinery hit power lines has prompted the Canegrowers organisation to...

Cane Harvest, Ohs, Sugar, Sugar Crush, Work Safety

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