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  1. SafeWork cracks down on unsafe tradies as Asbestos Awareness Week kicks off

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW has reminded tradies to use proper safety measures at work as Asbestos Awareness Week kicks off in NSW.

  2. Business cops fine after workplace explosion

    Ministerial Media Release

    A Wagga Wagga business and its director have been fined $200,000 after a man suffered severe burns in an explosion at a Tatton property.

  3. Farmers reminded of auger safety during harvest season

    Ministerial Media Release

    Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean today urged farmers to be vigilant when working with and around augers during the current grain harvest season.

  4. Construction company fined over worker’s spinal injuries

    Ministerial Media Release

    A Sydney construction company has been fined $300,000 for failing to properly manage a faulty gate which fell on a worker, fracturing her lower spine and pelvis, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said.

  5. Business leaders pledge support for mentally healthy workplaces

    Ministerial Media Release

    The leaders of some of NSW’s biggest businesses will today commit to significantly improving mental health in their workplaces.

  6. Lidcombe business fined $300,000 over worker’s death

    Ministerial Media Release

    A Lidcombe business has been fined $300,000 – and its director fined a further $60,000 – after a worker was killed in an excavator incident, the Minister responsible for SafeWork NSW, Matt Kean said today.

  7. NSW Government hosts mental health summit

    Ministerial Media Release

    The NSW Government will today host a Mentally Healthy Workplaces Summit as part of its long-term plan to improve mental health in workplaces across the state.

  8. NSW Government hosts forum to highlight young workers’ mental health

    Ministerial Media Release

    Young workers’ mental health is the focus of a joint forum at the University of New South Wales today.

  9. State’s top workplaces recognised at annual safety awards

    Ministerial Media Release

    The state’s top workplaces have been recognised for their outstanding commitment to health and safety at the 2017 SafeWork Awards.

  10. State Government launches plan to help keep NSW farmers safe

    Ministerial Media Release

    Farmers will be safer in the workplace under a new state government plan to drive down injuries and fatalities in the NSW agriculture sector.