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Hazard prevention around plant machinery

09 March, 2020

A worker was seriously injured in December 2019 after his hand was caught in a hopper. Here is how to prevent similar injuries around plant machinery.


Bakery fined $90,000 for breaching safety procedures

09 March, 2020

A Queensland bakery has been fined $90,000 for breaching safety procedures, after a worker sustained severe permanent injuries while cleaning an oven loader.


See-through polycarbonates screen manufacturing workers

06 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Cut To Size Plastics Pty Ltd

See-through polycarbonates offer machinery and structural safeguarding benefits for the manufacturing sector.


Autonomous haul trucks introduced at Aussie gold mine

02 March, 2020

Newmont's Boddington mine in Western Australia will feature an autonomous haul truck fleet, after a $150 million investment into autonomous haulage systems.


Maintaining worker safety around plant hydraulic systems

28 February, 2020

Operating plant hydraulic systems presents many risks for workers; SafeWork SA has issued a safety alert to minimise the risks of plant usage.


High-risk work licence suspended for unsafe crane operation

27 February, 2020

SafeWork SA has suspended a high-risk work licence following an incident where a crane tipped over while lifting a load at a construction site.


Fencing contractor fined $25K for crushed hand

26 February, 2020

A fencing contractor has been fined $25,000 after a teenage worker sustained a serious hand injury while installing galvanised steel fence posts.


Kitchen manufacturer fined $60K for amputated fingers

21 February, 2020

A kitchen manufacturer has been fined $60,000 after a cabinet maker severed three fingers while cutting panels with a panel saw.


Worker injured in incident at Ravensworth Operations

10 February, 2020

A worker has been injured at Ravensworth Operations, after driving a light vehicle over an edge.


Safety alert issued on remote controlled plant operation

22 January, 2020

SafeWork Victoria has issued a reminder about safely operating remote controlled plant and equipment, following the death of an employee operating a crane.


Coalminer faces $1.5 million fine after truck collision

17 January, 2020

A NSW mining company is facing a $1.5 million fine, after a truck collision hospitalised one of its employees.


Ensuring tractor safety to minimise rollover accidents

15 January, 2020

Reduce the risk of rollover accidents when operating tractors by understanding the causes of overturns and following safe operating practices.


Crushed hand leads to $55K fine for Campbellfield company

10 January, 2020 | Supplied by: WorkSafe Victoria

Lakeside Packaging has received a $55,000 fine after two people sustained serious hand injuries while operating a paper mill in the facility.


ACCC issues safety warning for quad bikes and SSVs

19 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Australian Competition & Consumer Commission

The ACCC has urged those riding quad bikes and side-by-side vehicles (SSVs) to stay safe, by wearing helmets and installing operator protection devices.


Narva Safety Light range

13 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Brown & Watson International

The Safety Light range from Narva features three options, all featuring high-power Cree 3 W LEDs for increased visibility in work sites.


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