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Two dead in separate workplace incidents

10 August, 2021

Two men died in separate workplace incidents over the span of 48 hours in Victoria. The deaths brought the state's 2021 workplace fatality total to 30.

Safety app to reduce injuries in road freight industry

09 July, 2021

A safety app, developed by SafeWork NSW and Lindsay Transport, provides training and guidance for NSW transport workers to reduce the risk of workplace injuries.

Meat processor fined $90K after worker crushed by forklift

29 June, 2021

A meat processing company has been fined $90,000 after a worker was crushed between a forklift and a steel barrier, sustaining nerve damage to his legs.

Queensland train driver dies after locomotive and coal train crash

23 June, 2021

A Queensland Rail train driver has died and two others are injured, after a locomotive and coal train collided in Westwood, west of Rockhampton, on 18 June 2021.

Multiple charges laid over NT excavator fatality

26 May, 2021

Five charges have been laid against a company, its director and an employee, over the death of a worker who was crushed by an excavator bucket in 2019.

Construction worker dies after being struck by overhead boom

19 May, 2021

A worker has died in Victoria after being struck, it is believed, operating a concrete pump and boom. It brought the state's fatality toll to 16 for 2021.

NT WorkSafe responds to third forklift incident in four weeks

04 May, 2021

NT WorkSafe has issued a safety alert, after inspectors attended the fourth forklift incident in three weeks.

Plant Assessor Pre Start Plus app

01 May, 2021

Powered by Plant Assessor, Pre Start Plus is a free app that provides machine-specific pre-start checklists to let operators know when machines are safe to use.

You can change your driving — here's how

26 April, 2021 by Craig Cockerton, Chief Operating Officer, Fleetcoach

It can be tempting to think that our driving style is just the way it is. But this article aims to show just how unhelpful (and incorrect) that thinking really is.

Protect-Air EcoReg preset fluid regulator

01 April, 2021

The EcoReg preset fluid regulator is made of Grivory GV-5 FWA and stainless steel, making it suitable for use in areas such as drinking water and the food industry.

Electric vehicle retrofit clears the air in underground mining

25 March, 2021

3ME Technology has launched the TRITEV underground mining vehicle, to decarbonise and eliminate the issue of diesel particulate matter underground.

Crane operator and company convicted for crane tip over

11 March, 2021

A crane and rigging business and its employee have been convicted for breaching WHS legislation after a crane tipped over, posing a risk of injury or death.

NT company facing charges after workers crushed

09 March, 2021

A mobile crane hire company is facing charges after an incident in which two workers were pinned beneath a 1.8-tonne switchboard, sustaining serious injuries.

Victorian six-week campaign puts farm safety in the spotlight

04 March, 2021

WorkSafe Victoria has launched a six-week campaign to highlight that farm deaths and injuries can happen to anyone who does not prioritise safety.

Why a happier outlook on life can make you a safer driver

01 March, 2021

Drivers who are stressed, rushing or otherwise unhappy are likely to make worse decisions behind the wheel than drivers who are happy; Fleetcoach explains why.

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