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Woman injured in quad bike incident

Reported by Stephen | 16 Dec, 2014

WorkCover is investigating a quad bike-related incident in northeast Victoria that left a woman in hospital with serious facial and back injuries. The incident occurred on Sunday morning at a property in Wodonga, approximately 300 kilometres north-east of Melbourne. According to reports, the woman was riding through long grass when she struck a mound and …

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Man dies after being run over by tractor

Reported by Stephen | 15 Dec, 2014

Less than 48 hours after a farmer was killed in a tractor-related incident in southern NSW, another farmer has lost his life after being run over by a tractor in south east Queensland.

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Airline to spend $625,000 on workplace safety

Reported by Stephen | 10 Dec, 2014

Following a workplace incident where a Virgin Tech employee injured his neck in May last year, Work Safe ACT has accepted an enforceable undertaking from Virgin Tech, part of Virgin Australia Group, requiring it to spend $625,000 on a number of strategies to enhance workplace health and safety procedures, Attorney-General, Simon Corbell, has announced.

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Construction worker hospitalised after workplace incident

Reported by Stephen | 08 Dec, 2014

A construction worker has been taken to hospital after a ceiling collapsed on him at a demolition site in Canberra. The incident occurred at Canberra House on Marcus Clarke Street on Thursday afternoon.

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Baby injured in forklift incident

Reported by Stephen | 08 Dec, 2014

Victorian Work Cover Authority is investigating an incident where a nine month old baby was seriously injured after being struck by a forklift.

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Company fined for breaching safety rules

Reported by Stephen | 01 Dec, 2014

A company has been fined $40,000 by a Townsville Magistrate court after pleading guilty to a charge of failing to provide a safe working environment, following a March 12, 2013 workplace incident where a female worker suffered serious head injuries.

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Worker injured after being trapped under hay bales

Reported by Stephen | 01 Dec, 2014

A female cattle station worker is in hospital with suspected back injuries after being trapped under hay bales at a remote mid northern Queensland cattle station, approximately 664 kilometres west of Townsville.

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Training ACT’s newest worksafe inspectors

Reported by Stephen | 28 Nov, 2014

A training exercise staged at Majura on Wednesday morning has improved capacity in WorkSafe ACT whilst boosting cooperation between the organisation and the ACT’s emergency services, Attorney-General, Simon Corbell says

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Crane operator dies on Sydney building site

Reported by Stephen | 21 Nov, 2014

A crane operator has died after falling more than 10m at a Sydney north construction site. The incident occurred on Wednesday afternoon.

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Man injured in quad bike crash

Reported by Stephen | 14 Nov, 2014

A man has been taken to hospital with suspected back injuries following a quad bike crash in Queensland.

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Worker killed in SA construction site

Reported by Stephen | 22 Oct, 2014

A construction worker has died after being struck by a truck at a construction site in Kilburn north of Adelaide.