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Vic truck driver crushed by tipper trailer

17 August, 2022

WorkSafe Victoria is investigating an incident in which a 59-year-old truck driver was crushed by a tipper trailer while trying to free a pneumatic strut.


Safety alert issued after worker crushed by tractor

17 August, 2022

Tractor operators have been urged to take steps to manage the risks of operating tractors and other rural machinery after a worker was crushed by a tractor in 2018.


Transport company charged over Yarraville depot fatality

05 August, 2022

A Victorian transport company has been charged following the death of a worker who was run over at a Yarraville depot in October 2020.


Incorporating AI for safer tram operations

05 August, 2022 | Supplied by: Bosch Australia

Trams on the Parramatta Light Rail network will feature a collision warning system that incorporates artificial intelligence (AI) to support drivers.


Sensing the future: IoT and workplace safety

02 August, 2022 by Max Girault, Chief Commercial Officer, Inauro | Supplied by: Inauro

Regardless of the size of an operation, there is space for technology to improve safety. Sensors and IoT can be invaluable tools in achieving this goal.


Inspectors visit Wagga worksites to improve plant safety

02 August, 2022

SafeWork NSW will conduct site visits across Wagga Wagga to ensure that businesses are managing the risks associated with loading and unloading vehicles.


BodyGuard i-Tag Pedestrian Safety System

01 August, 2022 | Supplied by: BodyGuard Safety Solutions

The BodyGuard Pedestrian Safety System is designed to counter for changes in environment and human error.


Fixed machinery incidents, fatalities prompt reminder to put safety first

01 August, 2022

A recent spate of incidents involving fixed plant has prompted WorkSafe Queensland to issue a safety reminder for all employers working with fixed machinery.


Cargo services company fined after worker injured at Perth Airport

28 July, 2022

A ground and air cargo services company has been fined $110,000 after a worker was seriously injured when he fell from a baggage tug at Perth Airport.


Truck safety reminder issued after spate of worker deaths

27 July, 2022

Victorian employers and workers have been reminded of the hazards involved in working around trucks, after four workers died in separate incidents over the past two months.


Safety reminder issued as electric vehicle sales accelerate

19 July, 2022

The rising popularity of electric vehicles has prompted WorkSafe to remind employers to provide appropriate training and supervision to mechanics working on EV systems.


Mechanic killed by trailer in workplace incident

13 July, 2022

WorkSafe Victoria is investigating an incident in which a young diesel mechanic was killed while working under a B-double trailer in Melbourne.


Fatal roadside incident prompts safety alert

13 July, 2022

A safety alert has been issued after two motor mechanics were killed while repairing a broken-down bus on the roadside.


Director fined after labour hire worker's arm amputated

30 June, 2022

The Managing Director of a recycling company has been fined $70,000 after a worker's arm was caught between a conveyor belt and a roller and amputated at the shoulder.


WorkSafe WA investigates worker death

28 June, 2022

WorkSafe WA is investigating the work-related death of a man who was reportedly caught in a conveyor belt while working in a North Coogee salt refinery.


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