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A rise in fatal truck incidents was observed in 2014. Photo: SafetyCulture Library

Report shows fatal truck crashes increased in 2014

Keep your hands off our Ambos

Reported by Haydee | 28 May, 2015 | 03:21pm

A new advertising campaign aimed at preventing violence against health workers has been launched in South Australia.

Report shows fatal truck crashes increased in 2014

Reported by Stephen | 14 May, 2015 | 12:43pm

A report released by the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport, and Regional Economics (BITRE) shows there was an increase in the number of fatal truck crash incidences in 2014 compared to the previous year.

Sleeping in the dark is important for our health

Reported by Haydee | 07 May, 2015 | 02:36am

Fatigue, work accidents, and other hazardous work outcomes are sometimes associated with lack of sleep. And while having a good night sleep is important, sleeping in the dark is also recommended.

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Warning on DIY repairs on electrical equipments

Reported by Haydee | 28 May, 2015 | 12:03pm

The Electrical Safety Office is calling on electrical contractors to remind customers not to try doing their own electrical repairs following the death of a man this month where a vacuum cleaner was found disassembled, live parts exposed.

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Joint operation targets safe transport of dangerous goods

Reported by Stephen | 28 May, 2015 | 09:16am

Transport companies that carry dangerous goods without appropriate safety equipment will be forced to pay $3000 on-the-spot fines for every missing or outdated piece of equipment.

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WorkSafe investigation finds Cyclone Olwyn workplace safety claims baseless

Reported by Stephen | 28 May, 2015 | 09:19am

A WokSafe investigation looking into claims that workers’ safety was compromised during the period leading to Cyclone Olwyn in March this year, has found no evidence to support the allegations.

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Applications for return to work service providers now accepted

Reported by Haydee | 27 May, 2015 | 12:36pm

ReturnToWorkSA is now accepting applications for the appointment of South Australian return to work service providers.

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Work Safety Awards 2015 to accept nominations until July

Reported by Haydee | 27 May, 2015 | 11:29am

The Work Safety Awards WA 2015 will be open for nomination until 3 July 2015.

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Waste management company fined over fatal crash

Reported by Michael | 27 May, 2015 | 01:31am

A waste management company has been fined $363,000 for breaching federal work health and safety laws following a truck crash incident in the Swan Valley, Western Australia in 2011.