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Man injured in quad bike crash

Reported by Stephen | 29 Dec, 2014

A man is nursing serious leg injuries following a quad bike crash in Leeman, approximately 300 kilometres north of Perth.

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Excavator crushes man’s leg

Reported by Stephen | 29 Dec, 2014

A man is nursing serious injuries to his leg after being crushed by an excavator in northeast Victoria.

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Company fined over workplace incident

Reported by Stephen | 29 Dec, 2014

A South Australian milling company has been fined $78,000 plus costs following a July 2012 workplace incident that left a worker nursing serious injuries to his arm.

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Companies fined for worker death

Reported by Haydee | 29 Dec, 2014

Two companies were fined $450,000 this month over a worker fatality on a Melbourne construction site in 2011.

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WorkSafe to investigate worker’s crane ride stunt

Reported by Admin | 26 Dec, 2014

WorkSafe will be investigating two online videos of workers collaborating to propel and swing co-workers through air like a Royal Show ride using an excavator with a crane-like arm in Western Australia.

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Musculoskeletal disorders symposium to be held in 2015

Reported by Haydee | 23 Dec, 2014

A symposium discussing latest research and best practice approaches to musculoskeletal disorders will be held at the Brisbane Exhibition and Convention Centre from 3 to 4 March 2015.

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Further assistance for loose-fill asbestos homes announced

Reported by Haydee | 22 Dec, 2014

NSW residents with loose-fill asbestos in their home will receive further assistance package. The NSW Government through Minister for Finance and Services, Dominic Perrottet, made the announcement.

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Court awards $700,000 to worker hospitalised after safety lapse

Reported by Stephen | 22 Dec, 2014

A Queensland court has ordered a Mount Isa company to pay a former employee $700,000 plus legal costs following an incident where the woman was hospitalised a day after she swept uncovered fertiliser at the company’s store.

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Girl injured in quad bike crash

Reported by Stephen | 22 Dec, 2014

A quad bike incident in Queensland’s Southern Burnett region has left an eight-year old girl nursing serious injuries to her lower limbs.

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Safe Work Australia releases workers’ compensation report

Reported by Stephen | 22 Dec, 2014

Safe Work Australia has released the Australian Workers’ Compensation Statistics 2012-13 report. This is the 21st annual report that uses the National Data Set for Compensation-based Statistics (NDS).

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18 Australian workers killed in September

Reported by Stephen | 22 Dec, 2014

There were 18 work-related notifiable fatalities during September 2014 with male workers accounting for 13 of the 18 fatalities. 3 were female bystanders and 2 male bystanders.

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Man injured in farming incident

Reported by Stephen | 19 Dec, 2014

A young man has been taken to hospital after suffering serious injuries in a farming incident on Wednesday night.