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Call for enhanced safety for concrete pours

18 January, 2023

Concreters across New South Wales have been urged to carry out regular inspections, maintenance and testing of equipment after a spate of concrete placing equipment incidents.


World first breakthrough in safer paint technology

01 January, 2023

A&I Coatings has developed a new type of polyurethane coating for the mining and vehicle body manufacturing industry that is sustainable and less harmful to persons.


Transport company fined over fatigue safety system breach

23 December, 2022

A Perth freight transport company has been fined $40,000 for failing to provide a safe workplace for employees, after one of its trucks overturned and caught fire.


Hydraulic repair company, director fined over worker injuries

15 December, 2022

A hydraulic repair company and its sole director have been fined after a young worker sustained life-threatening injuries while removing a steering ram from a forklift.


EXAIR Safety Air Guns

01 December, 2022

EXAIR safety air guns have been designed to lower the risks and problems that air guns may bring.


The dos and don'ts of hydraulics servicing

23 November, 2022

Done well, hydraulic servicing can enhance safety on diesel-powered vehicles and machinery — but a poor job can lead to accidents and higher costs.


Vic freight company fined $35,000 after truck fatality

05 October, 2022

A Victorian freight company has been fined following the death of a garbage truck driver in Epping in December 2019.


Protect-Air CartReg inline regulator

01 October, 2022

The small and compact Protect-Air CartReg inline regulator provides an economical way to maintain specific pressure requirements.


Concrete manufacturer fined $35,000 over crane incident

29 September, 2022

A Victorian concrete manufacturer has been fined after two workers were nearly injured when a 2600 kg trough and mould detached from a crane and fell.


Forklift accident results in $40,000 fine for car dealership

14 September, 2022

A Victorian car dealership has been fined for failing to maintain a safe system of work, after a worker suffered skull fractures following an accident involving a forklift.


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.


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.


Human vibration

18 July, 2022

Prolonged exposure of the human body to mechanical vibration can be harmful; a vibration meter is a reliable evaluation tool to monitor and reduce human exposure to vibration.


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.


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.


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