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Bakery fined for worker’s crush injuries

Reported by Haydee | 29 Sep, 2014

A bakery in Applecross, Western Australia has been fined $9000 and more than $900 in costs over serious injuries of a worker when he was trapped in a dough mixer.

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Serious About Farm Safety guide now available

Reported by Haydee | 29 Sep, 2014

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has recently published a new guide to help small agricultural businesses in fulfilling safety obligations and implementing a simple safety management system.

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Workplace injuries in Bundaberg taking a downward trend

Reported by Stephen | 29 Sep, 2014

With recent Safe Work Australia figures showing 129 Australian workers have been killed at work this year, statistics on workplace related injuries in Bundaberg point to a different trend.

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Car Hits Truck Carrying House in Gympie

Reported by Admin | 29 Sep, 2014

A wide load vehicle transporting a house and a car collided at Bruce Highway at Curra, north of Gympie early Friday morning.

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Asbestos awareness training for new apprentices in SA

Reported by Haydee | 25 Sep, 2014

The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency has partnered with the Asbestos Diseases Society of South Australia and PEER VET to provide asbestos awareness training for new apprentices in South Australia.

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Worker suffers severe burns in NT petrol blast

Reported by Stephen | 24 Sep, 2014

A petrol station worker is nursing severe burns to his hands, face, and abdomen following an explosion at a petrol station on the Stuart Highway in the Northern Territory.

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Company fined for violating OHS Act

Reported by Stephen | 24 Sep, 2014

A court has fined a wine producer from Pokolbin, north-west of Newcastle $210,000 for violating the Occupational Health and Safety Act, following an explosion that killed a prominent wine maker and a welder six years ago.

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Alive and Well Booth at Henty

Reported by Haydee | 19 Sep, 2014

WorkCover NSW is encouraging all agriculture businesses and workers to visit the Alive and Well stand at Henty Machinery Field Days. Acting General Manager of WorkCover NSW’s Work Health and Safety Division, Peter Dunphy said a video booth will be set up at the Alive and Well stand where farmers could share their views on …