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Limb, digit amputations prompt safety warning

11 January, 2023

Employers have been urged to prioritise worker safety around machinery after statistics showed that more than 150 limbs or digits were lost in workplace incidents in 2022.

Vic companies fined $50,000 after worker injures arm

26 September, 2022

Two companies have been fined after a worker's arm became caught in a machine at a brick manufacturing site in 2018.

SafeWork NSW puts spotlight on agriculture, farm safety

06 September, 2022

Farms across NSW have been urged to implement a 'safety first' approach, after a man was fined $50,000 when a worker sustained serious injuries in 2020.

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.

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.

Qld issues safety warning after worker's hand partially amputated by saw

22 June, 2022

A safety alert has been issued following an incident in which a worker suffered a partial amputation of his hand after it contacted a moving saw blade.

WA engineering company charged after worker crushed

08 June, 2022

A Bassendean engineering company has been charged after a worker was fatally crushed while welding large gear segments with a welding manipulator.

Vic nursery fined after worker seriously injured in machine accident

08 June, 2022

A Victorian nursery has been fined $52,500 after a worker was seriously injured while using a seeding line machine.

Gates Australia BIRD Belt Installation and Rotation Device

07 June, 2022

The BIRD belt installation and rotation device is designed to minimise finger and hand injuries.

Safety equipment supplier strengthens Aussie presence

02 June, 2022

Troax, a global provider of machine guarding and warehouse protection equipment, has established a strong position in Australia after breaking into the market in 2021.

Leuze electronic ELC 100 safety light curtains

02 June, 2022

The ELC 100 safety light curtains can be used by manufacturers and operating companies of machines and systems, for contactless guarding of points of operation.

Qld fertiliser company fined $250,000 after worker crushed

27 May, 2022

A Queensland fertiliser company has been fined after a worker was crushed by machinery at its Narangba plant in 2020.

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