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Farmers urged to take care on quad bikes

Reported by Stephen | 19 Aug, 2019

The Victorian Farmers Federation is urging farmers to take extreme care when using quad bikes, install an operator protection device and consider alternative, safer farm vehicles.

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Fact sheet on legal protection for mature workers released

Reported by Haydee | 15 Aug, 2019

The factsheet outlines the national and state laws protecting mature workers from discrimination and uphold their right to seek flexible work arrangements. It also addresses the way workplace health and safety laws can be uniquely relevant to older Australian workers.

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NT WorkSafe accepts enforceable undertaking

Reported by Haydee | 09 Aug, 2019

NT WorkSafe has accepted the enforceable undertaking proposed by a major supermarket following the 2016 death of a Maningrida man who was hit by a prime mover in a shopping centre loading dock.

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Farmer’s death prompts safety warning

Reported by Haydee | 07 Aug, 2019

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland issued a safety warning following an incident in which a farm worker was fatally injured in July 2019 when a bale of hay weighing about 720kg fell onto him.

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New cladding safety CEO appointed

Reported by Haydee | 06 Aug, 2019

The Victorian Government has now appointed a new Chief Executive Officer for Cladding Safety Victoria.

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Employers urged to take care of young workers

Reported by Haydee | 02 Aug, 2019

The Victorian government is urging employers to ensure the safety of young workers following a spate of workplace injury claims for 15-24 years olds.