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SafeWork issues reminder on silo safety

Reported by Haydee | 22 Jun, 2018

SafeWork SA has been notified of an incident in which a full grain silo collapsed near Mallala on Wednesday, 20 June. No one was injured but an investigation into the circumstances leading to the incident has commenced.

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Safety alert issued following signpost collapse

Reported by Haydee | 22 Jun, 2018

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has released a safety alert to highlight the risk of collapse of self-supporting signs, and to raise awareness of the need to properly design, maintain and inspect sign structures.

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Farm safety calendar competition to close soon

Reported by Haydee | 21 Jun, 2018

Primary school students in rural and regional Queensland are invited to enter the Queensland farm safety calendar competition before it closes on 29 June.

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More funding to help keep NSW workers safe

Reported by Stephen | 20 Jun, 2018

The 2018-19 NSW Budget includes $10 million to slash red tape for small businesses and funding to increase the State’s workplace safety regulators reach.

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Cross Border Construction Program heads to Mildura

Reported by Haydee | 19 Jun, 2018

Safety inspectors through the Cross Border Construction Program come together to visit local building sites on both sides of the border to ensure the safety of workers from fall injuries.

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NSW businesses pledge work safety promise

Reported by Haydee | 18 Jun, 2018

Over 100 businesses in NSW pledged their support towards a healthy and safe workplace by ensuring the health and safety of everyone at work through SafeWork NSW’s Safety Promise Program.

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Quad bike safety milestone announced

Reported by Haydee | 15 Jun, 2018

NSW farmers have invested more than $20 million on quad bike safety improvements through the Quad Bike Safety Improvement Program. The NSW Quad Bike Safety Industry Action Group made the announcement on Thursday in Ballina. Since the commencement of the program, the NSW Government has issued over $1.5 million in quad bike safety rebates, resulting …

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NSW Government invests $55M in workplace mental health

Reported by Haydee | 08 Jun, 2018

NSW Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean, Treasurer Dominic Perrottet and Minister for Mental Health Tanya Davies have announced on Thursday announced the Mentally Healthy Workplaces in NSW Strategy 2022.

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SafeWork SA investigates painting booth fire

Reported by Haydee | 07 Jun, 2018

SafeWork SA is investigating an incident on Tuesday, in which a fire broke out in a spray booth at a business establishment in Pooraka while workers were spraying.