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NSW businesses urged to make safety promise

Reported by Stephen | 23 May, 2017

A campaign urging businesses to make a Safety Promise to help improve the health and safety of their workers has been launched by NSW Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean.

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Farmers warned of power line dangers

Reported by Stephen | 22 May, 2017

SA Power Networks have urged farmers to make safety a priority when working near overhead power lines following a series of incidents involving machinery bringing down power lines in the past week.

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Reassessing the risk of asbestos contamination around Paramatta local government area

Reported by Haydee | 15 May, 2017

The City of Parramatta Council together with the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) and other state government authorities under the guidance of the Heads of Asbestos Coordination Authorities is re-assessing the risk of contamination at properties around the Parramatta local government area where James Hardie may have disposed of asbestos waste materials.

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New campaign aims to prevent quad bike deaths

Reported by Stephen | 15 May, 2017

Reducing the number of quad bike related deaths and injuries is the aim of a confronting new advertising campaign set to be aired across regional NSW this week.

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DMP updates its Safety Regulation System (SRS)

Reported by Haydee | 11 May, 2017

Department of Mines and Petroleum’s Safety Regulation System (SRS) has recently been updated. This modernises the way hygiene monitoring data is captured.

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Dangerous Goods Consultant’s Forum held last week

Reported by Haydee | 10 May, 2017

The Department of Mines and Petroleum’s annual Dangerous Goods Consultant’s Forum held last week was an opportunity for approved consultants to gather together to review and endorse dangerous goods storage and handling proposals.