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Farmer dies in ATV rollover

18 May, 2020

A farmer has died after being thrown from an ATV as it rolled down a hill in regional Victoria, bringing the state's fatality toll up to 24 for 2020.

Qld introduces heavy fines to protect frontline workers

30 April, 2020

Anyone who deliberately coughs, sneezes or spits on Qld frontline workers will incur up to a $13,345 fine, as per a new COVID-19 Public Health Direction.

Incident at Metropolitan Mine near Helensburgh

20 April, 2020

The NSW Resources Regulator is investigating an incident that occurred on 9 April 2020 at the Metropolitan Mine near Helensburgh in New South Wales.

New South Wales sets out regulatory intent during COVID-19

07 April, 2020

SafeWork NSW has released a statement of regulatory intent to outline its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, in accordance with WHS legislation.

Greencap Cm3 Online Contractor Prequalification System

03 April, 2020

Greencap's Cm3 contractor prequalification system allows users to find suitable contractors from a wide database, based on WHS capabilities and practices.

High potential incidents: an untapped goldmine to drive safety improvements

17 March, 2020 by James Pomeroy*

Focusing on the potential of an incident rather than the outcome provides fertile ground to improve safety, but it requires changes in how we engage, investigate, learn and measure.

SafeWork SA auditing high-risk construction work

04 February, 2020

From February 2020, inspectors from SafeWork SA will carry out inspections of construction sites to ensure their compliance with safe work method statements.

Your contractor compliance solution could be failing you

01 February, 2020

There are three key elements your business needs for contractor compliance. Without all of them your business could be at risk.

SafeWork SA prioritises safety in lead-up to event season

29 January, 2020

SafeWork SA will be conducting compliance inspections at a range of events in the lead-up to the state's event season, to ensure patron and worker safety.

Rumble strips used across NSW to reduce roadwork accidents

08 January, 2020

Transport for NSW has initiated the use of rumble strips on selected roadwork sites across NSW, to keep workers and motorists safe.

High-risk work licences suspended over unsafe crane operation

09 December, 2019

Three South Australian workers have lost their high-risk work licences over unsafe mobile crane operation.

Moving Towards an Injury-Free Culture

01 December, 2019

Organisations that value their employees are committed to providing a safe working environment.

SafeWork SA's first annual activity report reaches parliament

21 November, 2019

SafeWork SA's first annual activity report has been tabled in parliament following a recommendation from SA ICAC's evaluation last year.

New standard to help ensure battery storage sector safety

12 November, 2019

A new standard designed to ensure battery systems' safety, consistency and reliability has been released in a bid to help fill industry knowledge gaps.

Mine issued 13 prohibition notices for unsafe structures

08 November, 2019

Thuddungra Mine has ceased processing operations after receiving 13 prohibition notices for unsafe conveyor, screening, cyclone and bin structures.

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