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Farmer killed in quad bike incident

Reported by Haydee | 27 Jun, 2016

A farmer was fatally injured on Sunday due to a quad bike crash at his property in Pomborneit, Victoria.

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How to improve safety in the manufacturing industry

Reported by Stephen | 27 Jun, 2016

Workers in the manufacturing industry face many safety risks due to the nature of their job. Statistics from SafeWork Australia show the industry recorded 10 fatalities in 2015.

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NT WorkSafe to get funding boost

Reported by Haydee | 24 Jun, 2016

NT WorkSafe will receive a funding boost to continue its programs including Small Business Safety Advisors Program as well as other programs aimed at improving work health and safety in the Northern Territory using revenue generated through insurers.

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Builder convicted after plasterer suffered injuries from fall

Reported by Haydee | 23 Jun, 2016

A builder was convicted and fined $25,000 and costs of $4,000 today for breaching the OHS Act 2004 in relation to an incident in 2014 where a plasterer suffered severe spinal injuries and a fractured skull after falling from a work platform.

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Construction Site Safety: Traffic Management Plan

Reported by Monica | 23 Jun, 2016

All vehicles, mobile plant or other mobile equipment have the capacity to cause harm to people or damage property. Vehicles entering, exiting and moving around construction sites are hazards that have the potential to cause injury or death, not only to construction workers but pedestrians who are members of the public.