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NSW records highest number of on-farm deaths

Reported by Stephen | 17 Jul, 2017

A report released by the Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety shows the state of NSW has recorded the highest number of on-farm deaths for the first six months of 2017, with 17 fatalities.

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Worker death toll mounting in 2017

Reported by Stephen | 01 Feb, 2017

Ten Australians have been killed at work so far this year, according to latest figures from Safe Work Australia.

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Workplace deaths soar in 2016

Reported by Stephen | 14 Nov, 2016

The latest work-related fatality figures released by Safe Work Australia show 148 Australian workers have been killed since the beginning of 2016 -16 more than when Safety Culture last reported on the figures in mid-October.

Safety Observers Essential to Site Safety

Reported by Monica | 18 Oct, 2016

Spotters are responsible for one of the most important tasks on site, not only are they responsible for ensuring safe machinery movements on site, but also ensuring that plant operators are safe from potential hazards such as overhead power lines.

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Forklift Safety: Managing the Risks

Reported by Monica | 13 Oct, 2016

Commonly used in warehouse, industrial, transport and logistic settings, the use of forklifts in workplaces can present serious hazards.