NSW: Man Killed by Lawn Mower

Reported by Julia | 05 Nov, 2010

A man has died in a mower accident at a Defence facility yesterday. Reports say the victim was a gardener who went under a ride-on lawn mower before midday at a golf club in Sydney. The golf club on the Northern Road near Penrith is part of an RAAF site. Police are still investigating, but …

WA: WorkSafe to Weed Out Unsafe Garden Outlets

Reported by Julia | 04 Oct, 2010

WorkSafe WA has launched a campaign to improve health and safety in garden centres and nurseries. WorkSafe inspectors have started visiting gardening outlets in metropolitan and regional areas to ensure health and safety laws are being complied. According to WorkSafe Director Manufacturing, Transport and Service Industries Joe Attard, it is important for gardening retailers to …