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Safety notices issued in NSW silicosis blitz

Reported by Stephen | 21 Nov, 2018

SafeWork inspectors have issued 114 notices to cease work or improve practices in a blitz to combat the deadly dust disease silicosis in NSW.

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Vic Quad Bike Safety Rebates extended

Reported by Stephen | 15 Oct, 2018

The Victorian Government is urging farmers to take advantage of a 12-month extension to a rebate scheme to fit rollover protection on quad bikes, or substitute their bike for a safer alternative.

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Finalists announced for 2017 WorkSafe Victoria Awards

Reported by Stephen | 27 Sep, 2017

The finalists for the 2017 WorkSafe Awards have been announced, with twenty-three Victorian businesses, health and safety representatives and individuals included in the list.

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Crane operator fined over worker’s injury

Reported by Haydee | 29 Aug, 2017

A crane operator and his business partner have been fined $15,000 plus $3,577 in costs after a dogman suffered electrical burns when he operated the crane too close to power lines.

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Combustible cladding found in Queensland’s Princess Alexandra Hospital

Reported by Haydee | 20 Jul, 2017

Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni said results of initial tests at a University of Queensland laboratory confirm information of combustible cladding used at the hospital. He said a more detailed test on a large section of the façade is now necessary.