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WA program tackles community healthcare violence

31 January, 2019

An inspection program aimed at redressing violence and aggression in community health care is being implemented by WorkSafe WA.


Fishing vessel death sparks safety program

31 January, 2019

A new program has been developed to improve safety in the fishing industry, following the death of Ryan Donoghue on a fishing vessel in the Gulf of Carpentaria.


More focus needed on road injuries, not just deaths

21 January, 2019

Focusing only on road deaths, while skating over injuries, fosters complacency around driver safety, according to the Australasian College of Road Safety.


Electrocution on roof kills young worker

18 January, 2019

A 19-year-old worker has been killed after he was electrocuted on the roof of a Melbourne home.


Scissor lift fall kills worker

17 January, 2019

A Victorian worker has died in hospital following a scissor lift fall.


UK baker fined for flour dust exposure

20 December, 2018

A UK baking company has been fined after its workers were exposed to flour dust over a long-term period.


Man dies after falling from boat

18 December, 2018

A Queensland man died after falling from a boat on a hardstand at a marina in November 2018.


Hay baler crushes and kills worker

17 December, 2018

A Queensland worker has died after he was crushed by a hay baling accumulator in November 2018.


House hit by collapsing scaffold

17 December, 2018

A segment of scaffolding collapsed onto a neighbouring home in Queensland during an incident in November 2018.


Tractor runs over and kills worker

17 December, 2018

A Queensland worker died after he was crushed by the wheels of a tractor he was operating, during an incident on a rural property in November 2018.


Power shut off as tower crane strikes powerlines

14 December, 2018

A tower crane hit powerlines in Queensland during an incident in November 2018.


Reversing forklift injures worker

12 December, 2018

A Queensland worker has suffered minor injuries after he was hit by a reversing forklift during an incident in November 2018.


Charges laid over child's death on carnival ride

05 December, 2018

Charges have been laid against a carnival ride operator after a child allegedly fell from one of its rides and died in 2017.


Vic safety inspectors target construction site falls

04 December, 2018

Falls on construction sites are the focus of WorkSafe Victoria inspections on building sites between now and Christmas.


Contractor death sees construction firm fined

27 November, 2018

A housing construction company has been fined $250,000 after its contractor fell and died at a worksite.


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