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You don’t go to work thinking it’s your last day on earth, but for some people, the probability of being hurt or killed at work is part of the job.

Australia’s top ten most dangerous industries revealed

Australia’s top ten most dangerous industries revealed

Reported by Haydee | 26 Jul, 2016 | 02:22pm

These are workers who have so much more to worry about other than bad coffee and a nosy boss.

2016 National Farm Safety Week set for 18-22 July

Reported by Stephen | 18 Jul, 2016 | 10:39am

The National Farm Safety Week is an annual event held across Australia during the third week of July. The event highlights the importance of safety on farms.

Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace

Reported by Stephen | 11 Jul, 2016 | 11:01am

Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace is essential for a number of reasons. One of the main reasons why workers are tested for drugs or alcohol is because impairment by alcohol or drugs increases the risk of suffering an injury.

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Low awareness of work safety responsibilities revealed during safety inspection

Reported by Haydee | 28 Jul, 2016 | 01:01pm

There is a low level of knowledge about workplace safety responsibilities among commercial property owners and property managers. This is according to WorkSafe WA during a proactive inspection program.

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Spate of fall incidents prompts ladder safety warning

Reported by Stephen | 28 Jul, 2016 | 01:48am

SafeWork NSW is urging businesses across the state take extra care when working with ladders after a worker was killed and four others seriously injured in falls over the past two months.

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Worker killed at Goldfields mine site

Reported by Stephen | 27 Jul, 2016 | 03:12pm

A worker has been killed after a bridge collapsed at a Goldfields mine site mine site on Tuesday morning.

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Man crushed in Queensland cattle loading incident

Reported by Stephen | 27 Jul, 2016 | 03:39pm

A farm worker suffered serious leg and pelvic injuries after being crushed between a semi trailer and a cattle loading ramp in South West Queensland Monday morning.

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NSW farm fined over bulldozer operator’s death

Reported by Haydee | 26 Jul, 2016 | 12:41pm

Workers should be provided sufficient safety training to protect them from injuries and for employers to avoid penalties for work safety breaches.

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Worker injured after being struck by falling tree branch in Victoria

Reported by Stephen | 26 Jul, 2016 | 10:32am

A man, aged in his 50s, with head and chest injuries was taken to hospital after being struck by a falling tree branch in southwest Victoria.