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  • May 22, 2019 at 3:14 pm, by

    Entry deadline approaching for 2019 WorkSafe Awards

    Nominations for the 2019 WorkSafe Awards are closing soon. The prestigious awards, now in their 31st year, close on Friday 31st May. The awards honour those who make workplace health and safety a priority, those who improve the lives of injured workers, and injured workers who overcome challenges to return to work. WorkSafe Chief Executive Continue Reading

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  • May 21, 2019 at 3:12 pm, by

    Shopfitter hospitalised after workplace incident south west of Sydney

    A shopfitter suffered head injuries after being struck by a 90kg panel that fell during a cool-room installation. The incident happened at a Marrickville business on Wednesday. The 63-year-old man was treated at the scene and taken to hospital. SafeWork NSW has been notified of the incident. The post Shopfitter hospitalised after workplace incident south Continue Reading

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  • May 20, 2019 at 3:11 pm, by

    Plan to improve heavy vehicle safety launched

    The Palaszczuk Government has released its plan to reduce the number of fatalities involving heavy vehicles on Queensland roads. The Heavy Vehicle Safety Action Plan 2019-21 was launched by Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey on Thursday. “Heavy vehicles play a vital role in driving our economy and connecting essential goods, services and jobs Continue Reading

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  • May 19, 2019 at 3:10 pm, by

    Vic apartment developer fined $80K for unsafe worksites

    A Victorian residential apartment developer has been fined $ 80,000 after multiple safety breaches were detected at two if its construction sites in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. The firm, which went into liquidation in June 2018, was convicted of eight offences under the Occupational Health and Safety Act at Melbourne Magistrates Court on 9 May. The Continue Reading

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  • May 18, 2019 at 3:07 pm, by

    SA farmers warned after tractor incidents

    Farmers are being warned not to “put their lives at risk” by tangling with electricity infrastructure on their properties following three tractor-hit pole incidents in South Australia. The warning comes from SA Power Networks, which has an extensive system of electricity poles and powerlines running across rural properties in South Australia. “Each of these incidents Continue Reading

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