ACTU: Quad bike safety summit must be followed by action to reduce rollover deaths

Reported by Haydee | 23 Oct, 2012

The summit on quad bike safety must be followed by action to make crush protection devices a requirement on new quad bikes to reduce quad bike death rates, says the Australian Council of Trade Unions. ACTU Assistant Secretary Michael Borowick said it is time for the ACCC to act on making crush protection devices mandatory …

Electrical Safety Recall of Generators

Reported by Haydee | 30 May, 2012

Photo: NT WorkSafe The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) issued an electrical safety recall for Cesco Greenpower LPG/NG Portable Generators. These generators were sold in the Northern Territory between December 2010 and May 2012. According to NT WorkSafe Executive Director Laurene Hull, the defects in the product could cause the generator to become live, …