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Mining partnership aims to create safer vehicles

01 November, 2018

Vehicle manufacturers have teamed up with the mining industry as part of a plan to develop safer and cleaner vehicles.


Smart PPE partnership to improve workplace safety

31 October, 2018

DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) and Guardhat have partnered up to help create safer workplaces.


Concrete pipe falls, injures workers

29 October, 2018

Two Queensland excavation workers have been injured after a 1350 mm-diameter concrete stormwater pipe toppled over.


Mirror art reflects on workplace safety

29 October, 2018

A new mirror art installation has recently been opened, with the aim of encouraging Victorians to reflect on workplace safety.


Navigating driver safety on university campus

29 October, 2018 | Supplied by: NRMA Motoring & Services

Corporate driver trainers from NRMA recently delivered a workshop to help the groundskeepers at University of Sydney navigate a unique set of circumstances.


Heavy machinery hits houses, sparks warnings

25 October, 2018

Two serious incidents have prompted warnings about the dangers of heavy machinery.


Electrical company convicted after apprentice killed

24 October, 2018

The death of an unsupervised third-year apprentice electrician has led to a conviction and $300,000 fine for the company.


Forklift driver suffers leg amputation

22 October, 2018

A Queensland forklift driver has allegedly had his leg amputated during an incident in which the forklift he was driving struck a bollard.


Truck driver awarded for life-saving actions

18 October, 2018

A Melbourne truck driver who saved a fellow driver from a fire has been recognised for his quick thinking.


Vic safety award finalists revealed

18 October, 2018

The 27 finalists for the 2018 WorkSafe Awards have now been announced.


ISO 45001 published as joint Australian/New Zealand Standard

17 October, 2018

International standard for guiding a systems-based approach to occupational health and safety — ISO 45001 — has been published as a joint Australian/New Zealand Standard.


Occupational cancers masterclass in Qld

17 October, 2018

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has a new masterclass focusing on occupational cancers.


Govt funds driver fatigue testing technology

16 October, 2018

New field trials of technology designed to test driver fatigue are being funded by the federal government and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR).


Robot and drone technology could improve safety underground

16 October, 2018

CSIRO's Data61 is competing in the US SubT Challenge to develop technology that could improve safety for first responders in underground environments.


New program targets construction suicide rates

16 October, 2018

A new program aimed at reducing suicide rates in the construction industry has been launched by redundancy fund Incolink in Victoria.


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