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Nifty resumes operations after mine death

Reported by Stephen | 29 May, 2015

In the wake of the death of a machine operator, about three weeks ago, at the Nifty underground copper mine; Aditya Birla has announced it has recommenced operations at the mine.

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Keep your hands off our Ambos

Reported by Haydee | 28 May, 2015

A new advertising campaign aimed at preventing violence against health workers has been launched in South Australia.

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Warning on DIY repairs on electrical equipments

Reported by Haydee | 28 May, 2015

The Electrical Safety Office is calling on electrical contractors to remind customers not to try doing their own electrical repairs following the death of a man this month where a vacuum cleaner was found disassembled, live parts exposed.

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Waste management company fined over fatal crash

Reported by Admin | 27 May, 2015

A waste management company has been fined $363,000 for breaching federal work health and safety laws following a truck crash incident in the Swan Valley, Western Australia in 2011.

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Diver dies after NSW drowning incident

Reported by Stephen | 27 May, 2015

An underwater tradesman training exercise turned tragic when a diver drowned in south-western New South Wales on Tuesday evening.

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Scaffolding safety alert

Reported by Haydee | 27 May, 2015

WorkCover NSW released a safety alert following a recent incident in which workers were injured and others put at serious risk when a scaffold collapsed onto a street. In a separate incident, a scaffold collapsed into a laneway and neighbouring properties. No one was injured in the incident.

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Man fatally injured in bobcat incident

Reported by Haydee | 25 May, 2015

A man was fatally injured after he was crushed by a bobcat he was working on in his backyard in Toogoolawah in Brisbane.

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Workers injured after crane rolls

Reported by Stephen | 25 May, 2015

A crane rollover on the Stuart Highway has left three workers with serious injuries. Paramedics treated the three at the scene before taking them to a Darwin hospital for further assessment.

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WorkCover WA Seminar set for June 9th

Reported by Stephen | 25 May, 2015

The next Welcome to WorkCover WA seminar will take place on Tuesday 9 June 2015 at WorkCover WA Conference Suite at 2 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park

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Farmer Injured After He Was Kicked By A Cow

Reported by Admin | 25 May, 2015

A farmer believed to be in his 30s was airlifted to a hospital after he was kicked by a cow in a property near Taroom about 168 kilometres north of Roma Thursday afternoon.

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Man Killed in Tas Quad Bike Incident

Reported by Admin | 24 May, 2015

A man lost control of his quad bike and was thrown from his vehicle causing him to suffer fatal injuries in Tasmania’s west early Friday morning.