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Be cautious of normalization

Reported by Tania | 29 Jun, 2015

We all know some jobs carry a higher risk than others. Often when we start a job, task or activity we are aware and cautious of this risk. As time goes on, many of us become comfortable, with a false sense of security of the dangers associated with the task we’re undertaking.

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Electrical safety campaign launched

Reported by Haydee | 29 Jun, 2015

A new information campaign has recently been launched to educate people on the importance of installing safety switches.

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Construction Worker Injured at Toowoomba CBD

Reported by Admin | 29 Jun, 2015

A construction worker at the QIC development site in the Toowoomba CBD was rushed to a hospital after he was crushed beneath construction material Friday morning.

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B-double Truck Slips, Closes Araluen Road

Reported by Admin | 29 Jun, 2015

A tow truck was called to help a B-Double truck after the latter came unstuck on the Araluen Rd., 8 Kilometres east of Araluen Township early Tuesday morning.

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Boy injured in quad bike incident

Reported by Stephen | 29 Jun, 2015

A 15-year-old boy is admitted in a Westmead hospital in critical condition following a quad bike incident on a property, 49 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central business district.

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Man injured in Queensland mustering incident

Reported by Stephen | 28 Jun, 2015

A man has been flown to hospital with suspected abdominal injuries after being stepped on by a cow at a Queensland property on Wednesday morning.

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Third phase of strategic action plan to improve farm safety to be launched

Reported by Haydee | 28 Jun, 2015

The agriculture industry has been ranked as one of the high-risk industries in Australia due to its high number of work-related injuries and fatalities. Two years ago, the agriculture sector recorded the second highest number of fatalities (50). Last year the industry recorded 46 fatalities.

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Injured Workers Forum held in Sydney

Reported by Haydee | 26 Jun, 2015

The very first Injured Workers Forum was held in Sydney on Thursday, and NSW Minister for Finance, Services and Property, Dominic Perrottet was present to listen to injured workers as they discuss their experiences with the workers compensation system.

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Radiation management information session for industry

Reported by Stephen | 26 Jun, 2015

The Government of Western Australia’s Department of Mines and Petroleum (Resources Safety Division) has organised a free Radiation Management Information Session for Industry on Friday, 17 July 2015 at the University Club of Western Australia, Entrance #1, Hackett Drive, Crawley.