Category Archives: Safework NSW

Tradesman convicted in relation to bullying young workers

SafeWork NSW is encouraging businesses to remember mental health at work after a Hunter tradesman was convicted of failing to take reasonable care that his actions did not adversely affect the health and safety of two young workers. One year since the launch of the Mentally Healthy Workplaces in NSW Strategy 2022, SafeWork NSW SafeWork Special […]

Free Orange event to focus business attention on silica safety

People working with silica in regional centres including Tamworth, Ballina, Orange, Newcastle and Queanbeyan will have a chance to brush up on safety and attend SafeWork NSW’s Silica Roadshow – Unmasking those that don’t work safe. The Silica Roadshow will visit Orange on August 6. To check the dates and register to attend please visit […]

Statement regarding Sydney Morning Herald article on Landcom complaints at Macquarie Park

SafeWork NSW wishes to clarify reported information in an article published in the Sydney Morning Herald on 26/05/2019 titled ‘A fatality may occur letter reveals concerns over building site where teenager died’.SafeWork NSW wishes to clarify reported information in an article published in the Sydney Morning Herald on 26/05/2019 titled ‘A fatality may occur letter reveals concerns over building site where teenager died’.

SafeWork continues its investigation of Macquarie Park scaffolding site

SafeWork NSW is continuing to investigate what led to the scaffolding collapse in Macquarie Park on Monday 1 April 2019 where one person tragically died and another was critically injured.SafeWork NSW is continuing to investigate what led to the scaffolding collapse in Macquarie Park on Monday 1 April 2019 where one person tragically died and another was critically injured.

Coffs Harbour KFC fined $60K after young worker suffers serious burns

SafeWork NSW is reminding all businesses of their workplace health and safety obligations after a KFC franchise in Coffs Harbour was recently fined following serious injuries to a young worker.SafeWork NSW is reminding all businesses of their workplace health and safety obligations after a KFC franchise in Coffs Harbour was recently fined following serious injuries to a young worker.

SafeWork attends tragic incident in Macquarie Park after scaffolding collapses

SafeWork inspectors attended a Macquarie Park worksite on Monday, 1 April 2019, after receiving reports that two workers had become trapped under scaffolding.SafeWork inspectors attended a Macquarie Park worksite on Monday, 1 April 2019, after receiving reports that two workers had become trapped under scaffolding.