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Avoiding alarm failure: upgrading obsolete alarm systems

04 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Omniflex (Australia) Pty Ltd

Upgrading obsolete alarm systems doesn't need to be costly or disruptive, but is essential for safe operation of all industrial or manufacturing facilities.


Transport and logistics company charged over 2018 incident

02 December, 2020

K. & S. Freighters has been charged with breaching work health and safety laws, after a 2018 incident at an Adelaide depot left a worker with serious injuries.


Report released following worker injury at Appin North Mine

02 December, 2020

The NSW Resources Regulator has released a report investigating an incident at Appin North Mine in which a worker sustained permanent injuries to his foot.


SafeWork SA calls for compliance for imported plant, machinery

19 November, 2020

SafeWork SA has reminded businesses to ensure all plant and machinery imported from overseas complies with Australian Standards.


Virtual safety simulator to help SA heavy vehicle drivers

05 November, 2020

Heavy vehicle drivers in South Australia will be able to practise navigating the South Eastern Freeway descent with a training simulator.


$660,000 enforceable undertaking to improve bus safety

03 November, 2020

Buslink NT will commit to $660,000 worth of improvements after a bus rollaway incident in 2017 led to the death of a bus driver.


EXAIR EasySwitch Wet-Dry Vac

01 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

EXAIR's EasySwitch Wet-Dry vacuum uses either a standard or HEPA certified filter when vacuuming dry material.


Company fined $40K for failing to supervise worker

29 October, 2020

A company has been fined $40,000 for failing to adequately supervise a young worker who sustained serious injuries while cleaning a plate roller.


Qld subcontractor fined $50K for near-miss work incident

20 October, 2020

A subcontractor working on the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing has been fined $50,000 after an incident in which a mobile concrete pump tipped over at a worksite.


Autonomous shipping: are self-driving ships the safer future?

16 October, 2020

Australian Maritime College researcher Dr Reza Emad believes that commercial shipping will see more remotely controlled ships by 2030 — improving safety and efficiency.


Stage one of ACCC quad bike safety standards takes effect

14 October, 2020

The first stage of mandatory safety standards for all new and imported second-hand quad bikes has come into effect, to improve the safety of the quad bikes.


Safety alert issued after worker falls from trailer

06 October, 2020

A truck driver has sustained serious injuries after falling from his trailer, prompting a safety alert to be issued about the risk of falls from trucks and trailers.


Snack food maker fined $80,000 for workplace incident

24 September, 2020

Yarra Valley Snack Foods has been fined $80,000 after a worker sustained serious injuries to his lung, ribs, lower back, leg and ankle in a workplace incident.


$40K fine after workplace incident leads to amputation

16 September, 2020

A sheet metal fabrication company has been fined $40,000 after a workplace incident that led to a work experience student having to amputate the tip of his finger.


Freak accident leads to serious injuries and $30K fine

15 September, 2020

A cattle company in Central Australia has pleaded guilty and been fined $30,000 after a freak accident left two workers seriously injured.


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