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Company charged over serious forklift injury

02 July, 2009

A Melbourne company has been convicted and fined $250,000 over a workplace injury that left a forklift driver with permanent brain damage when a crate of glass fell on him.

Pallet height sensor

09 June, 2009 by

The Logic Lift automatic infrared load height sensor is designed for pallet positioning of lift tables.

T1 floor scrubber

09 June, 2009

The T1 floor scrubber is a compact cleaning device designed for use in small spaces to reduce the risk of slip-and-fall accidents in narrow, congested spaces.

Scrap metal recycler fined over workplace death

01 May, 2009

An Adelaide scrap metal recycler has been fined $52,000 over the death of a truck driver at its premises in 2006.

OHS management solution

20 March, 2009

SafetyPoint Plus guides, resources and streamlines OHS Management.

Fatality at Waikerie

19 March, 2009

SafeWork SA is investigating the fatal injury of a man who was operating a car-carrier at Waikerie last Tuesday.

DB - OHS management solution

16 March, 2009

SafetyPoint Plus guides, resources and streamlines OHS Management.

Foundry fined $20K over finger injuries

16 March, 2009

An engineering company was fined $20K over an incident in 2006 where a man's hand was severly injured.

Call for entries for 2009 WorkSafe Victoria Awards

10 March, 2009

WorkSafe Victoria has issued and invitation for entries to be submitted for the 2009 WorkSafe Victoria safety Awards.

Bricklaying and masonry safety campaign

10 March, 2009

A new safety campaign has been established by WorkSafe Victoria to help reduce the number of bricklaying injuries on construction sites.

Comcare instigates OHS legal proceedings

02 March, 2009

Comcare commenced legal proceedings against an Adelaide company for failing to take steps to protect the health and safety of its employees and contractors.

WorkSafe and VECCI team up to benefit small business

16 February, 2009

WorkSafe Victoria and VECCI have collectively developed a program to help small businesses keep their workplaces safe.

Gillard's new report: the blueprint for national OHS harmonisation?

16 February, 2009

The recent Workplace Relations Minister’s Council (WRMC) meeting indicates that progress towards the harmonisation of Australia’s OHS laws is being made.

Unions must 'up the ante' on safety, says professor

09 February, 2009

Following a five-year research program into Australia’s OHS inspectorates, a professor is calling on unions to exercise greater influence in the pursuit of better workplace safety.

Contracting out of OHS obligations

09 February, 2009 by Andrew Douglas*

Recent court rulings highlight the importance of employers' responsibilities to implement OHS procedures and not just rely on their contractors' safety procedures.

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