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NSW: Construction company fined after worker injured in fall

Wednesday 26 April 2017

A Sydney construction company has been fined $135,000 after a 49-year-old worker was injured in February 2015.

SA: Cleanaway fined $650,000 over Adelaide chemical fire

Wednesday 26 April 2017

Waste management company Cleanaway has been convicted and fined $650,000 over a chemical fire in Adelaide that injured an employee.

SA: Saxon Energy Services fined $210,000 for safety breach

Wednesday 26 April 2017

Saxon Energy Services Australia has been convicted and fined over an incident in which two workers were injured on a drilling rig platform.

VIC: Regulator investigating ride incident at Rye

Wednesday 26 April 2017

WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the circumstances surrounding a recent incident in which a five-year-old boy suffered serious injuries and subsequently died after falling from a carnival ride in Rye.

How to communicate great safety messages

Wednesday 26 April 2017

When communicating about OHS it is important to be clear about the “why” behind the communication, according to an expert in organisational communication, who explained that OHS professionals need to ensure safety communications need to be as “worthwhile and meaningful” as possible.

Quad bike manufacturers lambasted over poor safety standards

Wednesday 26 April 2017

The Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety recently criticised quad bike manufacturers for poor safety standards, off the back of statistics which show there has been little change in the number of on‐farm fatal injuries for the first quarter of 2017.

VIC: Regulator calls on regional employers to to prioritise safety

Wednesday 26 April 2017

WorkSafe Victoria recently called on all regional businesses and workers to prioritise safety to help drive down the number of workplace deaths and injuries across Victoria.

What’s over the horizon for OHS compliance & risk management?

Wednesday 26 April 2017

There has long been a strong focus on the development and implementation of safety management systems, however, more is needed in order to take the next step in improving safety outcomes within organisations, according to a leading OHS lawyer.

World Day for Safety and Health & Workers’ Memorial Day slated for 28 April

Wednesday 26 April 2017

Safe Work Australia (SWA) has encouraged employers to recognise World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’ Memorial Day on Friday 28 April 2017.

NOPSEMA issues safety warning over collared eyebolts

Wednesday 26 April 2017

The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) recently issued a safety alert about using collared eyebolts as lifting equipment following an incident involving mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU) crew who were replacing the diverter on a MODU facility operating in Australian waters.

NSW: Safety alert issued over pneumatic air tool fitting fails

Wednesday 26 April 2017

NSW’s mines inspectorate recently issued a safety alert following an incident in which a worker was struck on the forearm with compressed and foreign particles when a swivel fitting on an air hose detached from the pneumatic ratchet he was using.

NSW: Safety alert issued over safety risks and working from height

Wednesday 26 April 2017

NSW’s mines inspectorate recently issued a safety alert following an incident in which a worker was injured after falling from height.

WA: Employers reminded about injury reporting and investigations

Wednesday 26 April 2017

WorkSafe Western Australia recently reminded employers about their compliance obligations when it comes to injury reporting and investigation, and issued detailed guidelines on the process for organisations.

NSW: $250,000 fine for work experience injury

Monday 10 April 2017

A Coffs Harbour manufacturing business has been fined $250,000 after a 17-year-old work experience student was injured in August 2014.

QLD: Warning to avoid Brisbane asbestos testing company

Monday 10 April 2017

Businesses which need asbestos testing services have been told to avoid using Brisbane company Asbestos Audit Pty Ltd, which is being investigated by the Queensland Office of Fair Trading.

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