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Safety reminder released following falling boat incident

Reported by Haydee | 15 Oct, 2019

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is reminding PCBUs and workers to make safety a priority after a person was seriously injured when a large boat on a hardstand toppled over in July 2019.

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Alert issued following trench collapse

Reported by Haydee | 09 Oct, 2019

A safety warning was issued after two workers were injured when a trench collapsed at a construction site in Queensland in August 2019.

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Victorian Govt Extends Quad Bike Safety Rebate

Reported by Stephen | 07 Oct, 2019

The Victorian Government quad bike safety rebate has been extended to 30 June 2020 and is now open to farmers whose main source of income is not from farming.

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Surge in overhead powerline incidents prompts safety warning

Reported by Stephen | 04 Oct, 2019

Following a number of incidents where high-voltage wires have been brought down by machinery this season, Ergon energy is urging cane harvester and haul-out operators to prioritise safety when working near powerlines.

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Comcare hosts workplace safety events

Reported by Haydee | 03 Oct, 2019

This month is National Safe Work Month, and in support of this initiative, Comcare will host an event featuring workplace safety experts sharing the latest evidence and guidance on creating and maintaining healthy workplaces.

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Safety alert on safe use of medical oxygen cylinders issued

Reported by Haydee | 03 Oct, 2019

WorkSafe WA released a safety alert following a July 2019 incident where two workers were injured when a worker ‘cracked’ a ‘C’ size medical oxygen cylinder during a lifeguard training session.

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NSW mine safety roadshow kicks off

Reported by Stephen | 03 Oct, 2019

The NSW Resources Regulator is taking its Small Mines and Quarries Health and Safety Roadshow across the state from Ballina to Broken Hill and Merimbula.