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Museum set to close due to asbestos concerns

Reported by Stephen | 29 May, 2014

Whereas the renovated Tweed Regional Museum site of Murwillumbah has been attracting a lot of attention, the Tweed West site is set to close its doors to the public after being considered unsafe.

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Guide developed to prevent work-related violence

Reported by Haydee | 29 May, 2014

SafeWork SA has developed a guide to help Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking and workers in identifying work-related violence hazards and look for ways to lessen or remove these risks.

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Former owners of hairdressing salon pleaded guilty to using harmful products

Reported by Haydee | 29 May, 2014

Former Sydney hairdressing business owners were fined $25,000 each for failure to ensure keratin products in their salon were safe to use. The owners pleaded guilty in the Local Court of NSW last month to two offences under Section 33 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 for failing to comply with work health …

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Report on employers’ role in return to work published

Reported by Haydee | 28 May, 2014

A report on the role of employers in return to work was released by Safe Work Australia recently. The report Return to Work Survey: Role of Employer and Workplace, Australia and New Zealand uses data from the 2013 Return to Work Survey of 4698 injured workers from Australia and New Zealand.

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Colbert Transport Owner Tried to Deceive Safety Inspectors

Reported by Admin | 26 May, 2014

A magistrate has reportedly been told that the owner of a transport company tried to deceive inspectors to get his fleet back on the road after a deadly crash allegedly caused by a defective brake.

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Mount Lyell Mine To Restart Operations Next Month

Reported by Admin | 26 May, 2014

Following earlier reports that the decision to reopen the besieged coal mine is still hanging, the operator of Mount Lyell Mine announced that it will restart its operations by next month.

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Defected Trucks Flagged Down By Authorities

Reported by Admin | 23 May, 2014

Police authorities and Adelaide inspectors have set up a site at Dry Creek as part of Operation Austrans checking on the brakes of heavy vehicles.

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Death Among Truck Drivers Alarming

Reported by Admin | 23 May, 2014

The Safe Work Australia has released a data which shows an alarming rate of work-related deaths involving Australian truck drivers.

SafetyCloud Just Got Better

Reported by Admin | 22 May, 2014

Safety inspections are all well and good… but it’s the insights into the data that really saves lives.