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Excavator incident prompts safety alert

Reported by Haydee | 27 Nov, 2017

An excavator incident has prompted WorkSafe New Zealand to release a safety alert on managing ground instability hazards.

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Asbestos Awareness Month

Reported by Haydee | 27 Nov, 2017

November is Asbestos Awareness Month and is an important time to raise awareness of how to work safely with asbestos and know the law on asbestos safety.

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Worker death toll mounts

Reported by Stephen | 23 Nov, 2017

Latest Safe Work Australia figures show 151 Australian workers have been killed at work so far this year.

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Victorian farmers urged to apply for quad bike rebate scheme

Reported by Haydee | 21 Nov, 2017

Victoria’s quad bike scheme is making farmers safer with hundreds of quad bikes across the state being fitted with the rollover protection since the Victorian government’s $6 million scheme came into effect.

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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.