Lone Worker and Domestic Violence Safety Solutions News

Recent Prosecutions by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

Figures relating to prosecutions by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland over recent years show that last year (2012-13) the number of prosecutions went up on the levels seen in the previous two years, although the figures were still well below the high total seen in 2008-9.... read more...

Domestic Violence Victims Begin Trial Backed by Victoria Police

Twelve victims of domestic violence living in Melbourne's outer east are to be given personal safety duress alarms as part of a new trial supported by Victoria Police. The trial, which has been developed by not-for-profit organisation Safe Futures Foundation, involves giving... read more...

Campaign Encourages Workers to Speak Out Against Workplace Danger

The national office of the CFMEU has launched a campaign designed to encourage workers to speak out against dangers in the workplace with a shocking statistic that, every six minutes a worker suffers a serious injury or dies on the job in the workplaces that they cover. The... read more...

Number of Workplace Deaths in 2014 Reaches 7

Whilst the total number of workplace deaths recorded in 2013 saw a welcome fall of over 12% on the previous year, the figures for fatal accidents for 2014 (up to 22nd Jan) show that 7 Australian workers have already been killed while at work this year. The figures (shown... read more...

First Worker Death of 2014 in South Australia Reported

An investigation is underway into the first work-related death reported in South Australia (SA) for 2014. An Anglicare worker died at work on 6 January and an investigation into the incident is now being undertaken by SafeWork SA and Anglicare, who are also said to be... read more...