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Lives lost to workplace incidents honoured through tree planting at Bonython Park tree memorial

Reported by Haydee | 30 Apr, 2015

People who have died in workplace-related incidents were honoured in a tree-planting activity at the Bonython Park memorial forest. ABC reported on Thursday that thirteen of the trees planted were dedicated to workers who died in workplace incidents in 2014, while five were planted for those who died during the past years. The Deceased Workers’ …

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Rugby league legend supports fight against asbestos cancer

Reported by Haydee | 30 Apr, 2015

Queensland rugby league legend Trevor Gillmeister is this year’s Asbestos Awareness Ambassador. Gillmeister will play a significant role in raising awareness of the need to manage asbestos safely within the industry and the community. The former rugby league continues his father’s fight to warn people of the dangers of asbestos: ‘as tough as you think …

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WA company fined over worker’s death

Reported by Stephen | 30 Apr, 2015

A Perth-based company has been fined $120,000 following a December 2011 incident that claimed the life of a worker.

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Mining company fined over workers’ injuries

Reported by Stephen | 29 Apr, 2015

A mining company has been fined $75,000 for failing to provide a safe working environment after three workers were seriously injured at a Western Australian mine in January 2012.

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Company pleads guilty over mine worker’s death

Reported by Haydee | 28 Apr, 2015

An iron ore company pleaded guilty to failing to provide a safe working environment for its workers, following a man’s death at a mine in Western Australia.

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Cement Truck Caught Fire in Sydney

Reported by Admin | 27 Apr, 2015

Emergency Services were called to Sydney’s Warringah Road and Wakehurst Parkway after a cement truck caught fire Thursday morning.

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Two workers suffer burns in factory blaze

Reported by Stephen | 27 Apr, 2015

Two workers have been hospitalised with severe burns following a huge blaze at a factory in the south-west region of Sydney on Friday afternoon.

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Driver Injured After Truck Carrying Chicken Rolled Over

Reported by Admin | 24 Apr, 2015

A female truck driver was injured after her vehicle which was transporting thousands of chickens rolled on Port Wakefield Road near Lower Light, just north of Adelaide early Wednesday morning.