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Company charged over Southbank crane collapse

Monday 13 February 2017

WorkSafe Victoria recently charged GC Crane Hire Pty Ltd, trading as General Cranes, with two breaches of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004, following a comprehensive investigation into the crane collapse at 42 Balston St, Southbank in August 2015.

Farm business fined $125,000 following quad bike death

Monday 13 February 2017

A North Queensland farm business which used quad bikes to muster cattle has been fined $125,000 following the 2013 death of a 21-year-old female worker.

Plumbing company fined $40,000 for failure to supervise young worker

Monday 13 February 2017

A plumbing contractor in Brisbane recently pleaded guilty to breaching work health and safety laws after a 15-year-old plumbing apprentice was injured on the job.

Steel company fined after semi-trailer driver falls while unloading

Monday 13 February 2017

A steel company has been fined $40,000 for failing to ensure safety after a truck driver fell from his trailer while unloading steel at Pinkenba in 2014.

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Upcoming Events

Monday 27 February 2017

SIA ACT Deepwater Horizon: Investigative Insights

On behalf of the Safety Institute of Australia and The University of Sydney Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Foundation, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, we invite you to view the LIVE STREAM of the Deepwater Horizon Revisited - Investigative Insights event on Monday 27 February 2017. The workshop offers a unique opportunity to find out what were the most relevant issues related to process safety on the Deepwater Horizon rig on and before April 20, 2010, from people who have in-depth understanding in an event that had a powerful impact on the engineering fraternity.

Tuesday 28 February 2017

SIA WA - Leeuwin Risk Management Practices

On behalf of the SIA WA branch, we invite you to join us on board the Leeuwin on Tuesday 28 February 2017. In Western Australia we tend to focus on mining, Oil and Gas industries. Held on Board the Leeuwin, this event is an opportunity to appreciate how other industries mitigate risk.

Wednesday 1 March 2017

SIA NT - Human Behaviour Breakfast Seminar

On behalf of the Safety Institute of Australia, we invite you to Join us on Wednesday 1st March at the DoubleTree Hilton for a breakfast seminar, where we will explore the psychological behaviours that underpin why people do - or don’t - do things in difficult situations.

Wednesday 1 March 2017

SIA WA - The Great Debate: Nothing less than Goal Zero is acceptable

The SIA WA Branch will be hosting a series of opportunities to challenge and support industry ideas over a glass of wine and a fun loving debate. The first of our debates will be held on Wednesday 1st March at Barr 399 and will focus on the topic : "Only Zero Harm is Acceptable."


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