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Company and project manager fined for crane collapse

Reported by Haydee | 30 Nov, 2015

A construction company and one of its project managers have been fined more than 55,000 following an incident where a crane rolled over during the construction of a hall at a Prestons Catholic School.

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Company fined for driver’s spinal injuries

Reported by Haydee | 30 Nov, 2015

A wool-processing business has been convicted and fined $75,000 in the Melbourne Magistrates Court after a truck driver suffered spinal injuries.

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Lismore Base Hospital Maternity Ward Collapsed

Reported by Admin | 30 Nov, 2015

The roof of the maternity ward of Lismore Base Hospital in northern New South Wales reportedly collapsed after a scaffolding fall onto the roof during the recent heavy rains late Sunday afternoon.

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Man loses arm after harvester incident

Reported by Stephen | 30 Nov, 2015

A man is in a stable condition after losing his arm in an incident involving a grain harvester in central coast NSW.

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Worker dies at a Western Australia mine

Reported by Stephen | 25 Nov, 2015

An incident where a mine worker died after rolling a large dump truck at a Western Australian mine has become the subject of an investigation by the Department of mines and Petroleum.

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19 quad bike fatalities this year alone

Reported by Monica | 25 Nov, 2015

Quad bike safety is back in the spotlight after yet another death, taking the 2015 quad bike fatalities up to 19 according to Safe Work Australia’s statistics. Nine of these deaths were the result of a rollover.

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Asbestos Awareness Seminar held in Adelaide

Reported by Haydee | 25 Nov, 2015

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union and Asbestos Victims Association Asbestos Awareness Seminar was a success with SafeWork SA providing information about regulations to protect people from the dangers of asbestos in the workplace.

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Workers reminded to take extra care in the lead-up to Christmas

Reported by Haydee | 25 Nov, 2015

In a letter released by WorkSafe Victoria, Executive Director of Health and Safety, Marnie Williams said that while the build-up to Christmas is a busy period for businesses, the safety of workers should still be a top priority.

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Teen injured while working on a vehicle

Reported by Stephen | 25 Nov, 2015

A 17-year-old boy was taken to hospital with serious injuries after the vehicle he was working on fell on his shoulder.