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NT Council charged over near drowning of worker

01 September, 2022

A Northern Territory Council has been charged over a near-drowning incident, after a weed harvester capsized on a lake, trapping a worker underneath.

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.

ETU raises safety concerns over Sydney Metro project

28 June, 2022

The ETU has called for SafeWork NSW to investigate the Sydney Metro project, after an escalator collapsed and a worker was injured in two separate incidents.

Euchner CKS2 lockout, starting key system

13 June, 2022

The Euchner CKS2 lockout, starting key system is designed for the safe starting or stopping of dangerous machine movements, independent of installed safeguards.

Remote dozer solution promotes safety for Aussie mines

31 May, 2022

A remote dozing solution has been rolled out at the Cape Lambert Port facility north-east of Karratha to remove dozer operators from high-risk environments.

Mobile plant lifting incident prompts safety warning

26 May, 2022

Business owners have been urged to implement risk control measures when using mobile plant as a mobile crane, after a worker was struck by a steel post at a construction site.

Worker dies after Mount Wallace garbage truck crash

03 May, 2022

A 69-year-old worker has died in hospital after the garbage truck he was driving collided with another garbage truck at Mount Wallace.

Truck driver crushed by falling gate

29 April, 2022

Investigations are ongoing into a workplace incident that led to the death of a 59-year-old truck driver, after he was crushed by a sliding gate.

Ride shut down over safety concerns for unrestrained passenger

21 April, 2022

SafeWork NSW is investigating an incident in which a child was unrestrained while a ride was in motion at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.

Guidelines released to manage concrete pumping risks in construction

20 April, 2022

A safety alert has been issued for construction sites, following three incidents in Queensland in which mobile concrete placing booms overturned.

Emerson PACSafe Integrated Safety Controller

22 March, 2022

The PACSafe Configurable Safety Controllers facilitate integrated Category 4, Performance Level e, SIL3 machine safety applications in the manufacturing industry.

Abattoir fined after worker struck by forklift

16 March, 2022

A meat processor has been fined $55,000 for failing to provide a safe working environment after a worker was injured in a forklift accident in 2019.

Employers urged to prioritise safety after workers struck by moving vehicles

04 March, 2022

WorkSafe Queensland has advised employers to manage health and safety after three workers were struck by moving vehicles in separate incidents.

Proper Hydraulic Training minimising Injury Risk

01 March, 2022

Hydraulic-operated equipment possesses an inherent ability to store multiple energy pockets. It is extremely important to follow appropriate safety measures to avoid accidents.

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