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WorkSafe WA Inspection Program in Retailing Reveals Areas of Concern

Reported by Stephen | 10 Dec, 2018

A WorkSafe WA proactive inspection program looking at safety in specific types of retail outlet in Perth and regional areas of the State has uncovered concerns with electricity, falls from height, manual tasks and emergency precautions.

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Campaign focuses on retail and fast food safety

Reported by Haydee | 30 Nov, 2018

The ACT Government has partnered with the SDA for a new campaign, No One Deserves a Serve, which aims to protect retail and fast food workers from abuse.

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NT sea snake bite death prompts safety alert

Reported by Stephen | 26 Nov, 2018

NT WorkSafe is urging workers in the fishing and aquaculture industry to be aware of sea snake bites after a worker died following a sea snake bite in the Gulf of Carpentaria.

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WorkSafe WA targets primary schools for inspection

Reported by Stephen | 23 Nov, 2018

WorkSafe WA is conducting a proactive inspection program looking at safety issues with workers in government and non-government primary schools in metropolitan and regional areas of the state.

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Small Business Safety Workshop in Maroochydore

Reported by Stephen | 07 Nov, 2018

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is inviting small business owners and managers to attend a free two-hour workshop to help improve their work health and safety systems.

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Workplaces reminded to make safety a priority in the lead-up to festive season

Reported by Stephen | 31 Oct, 2018

WorkSafe WA has issued a reminder to workers to continue to place a high priority on safety in the lead-up to the festive season. WorkSafe WA Commissioner Ian Munns said workplaces needed to pay particular attention to staying safe before and after Christmas. “As we head towards the end of the year and the festive …

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Essential Energy urges caution around powerlines.

Reported by Stephen | 29 Oct, 2018

October is National Safe Work Month and Essential Energy is embracing the theme of “a moment is all it takes” by reminding workers to take a moment to consider electrical safety when working near overhead powerlines.

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Vic farmers welcome farm safety and skills commitments

Reported by Stephen | 24 Oct, 2018

Victorian farmers have welcomed the state government’s announcement of of a $20 million commitment for skills and safety initiatives contained in the new ‘Victorian Agriculture Skills Statement: Smarter, Safer Farms’ program.