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Charges laid over worker’s death

Reported by Stephen | 29 Aug, 2014

A company has been charged in relation to a 2011 workplace incident that claimed the life of a mine worker.

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Workers escape injury as cherry picker breaks down

Reported by Stephen | 29 Aug, 2014

Two painters had to endure close to three hours of agony after they were left dangling several storeys in the air when their cherry picker developed a mechanical fault.

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Seminar on workplace bullying held

Reported by Haydee | 28 Aug, 2014

WorkCover hosted a webinar on workplace bullying presented by Bill Rogers from Crown Law on Wednesday. A rise in damage claims from workplace bullying has been noticed and according to WorkCover Queensland, these claims can be difficult to defend when the employer has not taken any steps to investigate on the issue. The webinar covered …

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Excavator overturns injuring driver

Reported by Stephen | 27 Aug, 2014

An excavator driver was injured on Monday morning after his machine overturned at the Riverview dump in New South Wales.

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WorkSafe’s Safety and Health Workshops 2014

Reported by Haydee | 27 Aug, 2014

SafeWork SA is inviting business owners, employers, managers, supervisors, safety and health representatives and OSH managers to participate in one of the Safe Work October 2014 workshops.

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Alliance to ensure work health and safety

Reported by Haydee | 26 Aug, 2014

An alliance between WorkCover NSW and Hansen Yuncken was signed on Tuesday to ensure that a safe workplace will be provided during the Wagga Wagga Health Service Redevelopment.

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New Comcare chief begins work

Reported by Haydee | 26 Aug, 2014

Comcare’s new Chief Executive Officer started on Monday. Ms Jennifer Taylor replaced former Comcare CEO, Paul O’Connor.

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Cross Border Project promoting construction site safety

Reported by Haydee | 26 Aug, 2014

WorkCover NSW inspectors together with representatives from the Victorian WorkCover Authority are visiting construction sites in Cobram, Barooga, Yarrawonga and Mulwala from 25-29 August.

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NSW Worker Critical After Roof Fall

Reported by Admin | 25 Aug, 2014

A worker is in critical condition after he and his co-worker fell through a pergola roof on the New South Wales’ south coast Sunday afternoon.

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Man crushed to death in workplace incident

Reported by Stephen | 25 Aug, 2014

Victorian Work Cover Authority is probing a workplace incident at a factory in Melbourne’s north where a man was reportedly crushed to death by a pile of boxes.

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New app for injured workers now available

Reported by Haydee | 22 Aug, 2014

A new app which aims to help injured workers who have workers’ compensation claim has been launched by WorkCover Queensland recently.