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WorkSafe New Zealand Chair in Health and Safety established

Reported by Haydee | 31 Jan, 2019

WorkSafe New Zealand and the Victoria University of Wellington have agreed to further improve New Zealand’s health and safety at work through the establishment of the WorkSafe New Zealand Chair in Health and Safety.

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Manufacturing Safety Group – Crystalline Silica Dust Safety Workshop

Reported by Stephen | 31 Jan, 2019

If you’re in the stone benchtop fabrication, stone masonry and foundry industries or work with concrete, bricks or tiles, SafeWork NSW is inviting you to a free Manufacturing Safety Group workshop on 12 February from 09:15 am – 12:30 pm, at City Diggers Wollongong.

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NSW vehicle dismantlers warned of fuel dangers

Reported by Stephen | 31 Jan, 2019

SafeWork NSW is warning businesses to take precautions where vehicle fuel tanks containing petrol and Autogas are stored or removed from vehicles.

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Queensland dairy farms audited for safety

Reported by Stephen | 26 Jan, 2019

Forty-three per cent of Queensland dairies have no written WHS policy in place and fifteen per cent have only a verbal policy, audits by WorkCover have found.

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WorkSafe issues heat stress warning

Reported by Stephen | 24 Jan, 2019

WorkSafe is reminding workplaces to take necessary steps to protect workers from heat stress during the summer months.

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Man injured after falling from wall

Reported by Stephen | 22 Jan, 2019

A man has been airlifted to hospital after he fell from a retaining wall on New South Wales central coast.