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Barangaroo Boss Takes Heat after Fire Re-ignites

Reported by Robel | 24 Mar, 2014

Workers at a construction site of the Barangaroo development scrambled for safety after smouldering coals from a blaze a couple of weeks ago re-ignited Friday. About 20 workers were ordered to stay put while others were asked to evacuate the area as smouldering coals suddenly re-ignited. Lend Lease reportedly said that the latest evacuation had …

NSW: Qantas Issued Improvement Notices

Reported by Julia | 02 Mar, 2010

Qantas has been issued two improvement notices by WorkCover NSW, citing the company’s staff training for emergency evacuations and baggage handling. According to news reports, Qantas workers at Sydney’s domestic airport have not been given training in emergency procedures. Reports say some employees have not been in an emergency drill in 8 years. WorkCover has …