WorkSafe reminds construction workers to stay safe around trenches

Reported by Haydee | 14 Aug, 2012

WorkSafe urges the construction industry to take care when working around trenches after one collapsed on a plumber at a housing site in Pakenham on Saturday. The incident occurred just a week before a statewide WorkSafe campaign focusing on safety on housing construction sites commenced. SafetyCulture reported that the victim was trapped in waist-deep mud …

SafeWork probes death of worker in Kapunda

Reported by Haydee | 21 Dec, 2011

A worker was killed at a Kapunda stockfeed manufacturing business in a work accident which happened around 5.45 pm on Sunday. Initial investigations revealed that the 58-year old worker suffered from serious crush injuries after being struck by a shuttle used to move hay bales across work area. He was brought to Kapunda Hospital, where …