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Highest penalty to date against labour hire employer in SA

The South Australian Industrial Court has convicted a labour hire employer over a 2013 burns incident with its largest penalty to date against a single entity.

Business 05 May, 2016

worldsteel publishes safety position paper

The World Steel Association published its position paper on safety and health to coincide with the third Steel Safety Day.

Business 05 May, 2016

Transport industry weighs in on HVNL reform

Who is responsible, and for what, under the Heavy Vehicle National Law? That's all being determined under the second phase of reforms for executive officer liability.

Business 04 May, 2016

Achieving safe motion control

Safety in industrial environments between machinery and people is challenging, but achievable, thanks to innovative sensor technology ensuring safe drive and motion...

Machine 04 May, 2016

Company fined $450,000 over teenager's death

A farming company has been fined $450,000 following an incident in which a 15-year-old boy was killed in a forklift accident in 2014.

Business 03 May, 2016

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PPE
Confined space can be a death trap in the waiting

Confined space can be a death trap in the waiting

Not all employers and operators understand what constitutes a 'confined space', nor the dangers associated with working in such...

Article 01 February, 2016
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Falls victim issues safety warning: plan the job

Falls victim issues safety warning: plan the job

"I often used to think safety got in the way." That was before Edward Newton fell from a two-storey building.

Article 29 April, 2016
Materials
Don't slip up — deal with your workplace hazards

Don't slip up — deal with your workplace hazards

Although not often considered as serious as other workplace hazards, slips, trips and falls by workers potentially expose employers to significant...

Article 01 April, 2016
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