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Public consultation on quad bike safety

Reported by Haydee | 16 Nov, 2017

The ACCC has recently released the Quad Bike Safety Issues Paper and is seeking feedback from stakeholders including manufacturers, dealers, workplace safety experts, researchers, farmers and quad bike users on a range of issues and options.

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WA miners urged to guard against heat stress

Reported by Stephen | 13 Nov, 2017

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has issued a reminder on guarding against the effects of extreme temperatures on WA mine sites and remote areas.

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Study prompts calls for stronger regulations on quad bike safety

Reported by Haydee | 07 Nov, 2017

The Australia Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety is calling for stronger regulations on quad bike safety after a recent US study reveals that child hospital admissions and Emergency Department visits related to quad bike have been significantly reduced as a result of stricter laws.

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Tasmanians encouraged to take part in Asbestos Awareness Month

Reported by Stephen | 07 Nov, 2017

Tasmanians are being encouraged to get involved in Asbestos Awareness Month by visiting Betty the Bus or hosting a ‘Blue Lamington Drive’ to raise awareness of asbestos in the home and raise funds for the Asbestos Disease Research Institute and Support Groups.