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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.


Workers encouraged to 'Speak Up. Save Lives'

23 October, 2019

SafeWork NSW is encouraging workers to report any safety concerns through its new app, 'Speak Up. Save Lives'.


"Negligent" electrician loses licence for 10 years

17 October, 2019

Qld's Electrical Licensing Committee has suspended a contractor's electrical work licence for 10 years after his negligence put people at risk from electric shock.


Licence suspended for failure to remove asbestos

11 October, 2019

A demolition business has lost its Asbestos Removal Licence for three months after it failed to ensure its work was being carried out safely and competently.


Overturned crane brings safety procedures into question

27 September, 2019

A residential construction site's safety procedures are under the spotlight after a small crane overturned while lifting a load from a large truck.


Prohibition notice prevents coalmine from using vehicles

26 September, 2019

A coalmine has been prevented from using all vehicles after an inspection revealed multiple alleged breaches of safe light vehicle operation procedures.


Stop Work Notice issued for failure to get safety approvals

20 September, 2019

A Canberra construction site has received a Stop Work Notice after Access Canberra found the builders had failed to get approval for the works.


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