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Farmers urged to take care when sowing near powerlines

Reported by Stephen | 31 May, 2016

Following a spike in incidents of agricultural machinery contacting the electricity network in recent weeks, Essential Energy is urging NSW farmers to stay safe around power poles and overhead powerlines.

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Controlling fire and explosion risks in the workplace

Reported by Stephen | 30 May, 2016

Fire and explosion can result in serious injuries or death of workers and others, as well as significant damage to property. Fire and explosion can occur on construction sites, when transporting dangerous goods, in restaurants, gas cylinder stores and in auto repair shops.

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Drivers reminded to make safety a priority

Reported by Haydee | 27 May, 2016

Safe Work Australia called on all those driving vehicles to consider work health and safety practices in their workplace and to ensure all safety measures are in place.

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Carnival worker dies during Chinchilla show

Reported by Haydee | 25 May, 2016

A carnival worker who was believed to have been electrocuted during a show at the Chinchilla show on Friday may have died of natural causes, police reveals.

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Why you need to create Safe Operating Procedures to improve workplace safety?

Reported by Monica | 25 May, 2016

Safe Operating Procedures (SOPs) can play an integral part of day-to-day workplace operations, training and risk management. A Person Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBU) needs to ensure workers are adequately trained to reduce the likelihood of injuries occurring, a Safe Operating Procedures provides a way to deliver this training.

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Textile factory fire kills three in Bangladesh

Reported by Haydee | 24 May, 2016

Bangladesh – At least three workers were killed and five others are injured after a fire broke out at a textile factory in Narsingdi on Saturday.

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Man airlifted after quad bike crash

Reported by Stephen | 24 May, 2016

A 70 year-old man has been airlifted to hospital by RACQ CareFlight Rescue following a quad bike incident north of Murgon.