Mining and Quarrying Occupational Health and Safety Committee will conduct a free mine and quarrying work health and safety seminar on Wednesday 22nd July 2015 at the Berri Hotel in Berri from 9am to 4pm.
South Australia’s work health and safety regulator is reminding people to be cautious in working around electricity following an increase in the number of workers experiencing an electric shock at workplace in the state.
SafeWork SA’s Riverland office now has a new address.
Hair&BeautySA has launched this week Safety with Style, which is a work health and safety guide designed specifically for the hair and beauty industry.
SafeWork SA is encouraging workers to convert Certificates of Competency or old style tickets issued between January 2005 and September 2010 to the national high risk work licence before the deadline.
An ecumenical service to commemorate International Workers Memorial Day will be held in Adelaide on Tuesday, 28 April 2015.
A fisherman was fatally injured after falling from a fishing trawler off Corny Point in the Yorke Peninsula in South Australia.
Following two incidents involving heavy vehicles in 2014, SafeWork SA is urging heavy vehicle operators to conduct regular inspections on all vehicle trailer connections and to check for loose components, cracks or dents, further to the manufacturer’s guidelines.
Applications for the 2015 ‘Augusta Zadow’ Scholarships, which recognise outstanding workplace health and safety initiatives for women in South Australia are now being accepted.
South Australia records its first workplace fatality this year with the death of a man after a rock fall underground at a mine site in Roxby Downs.
SafeWork SA is working to ensure the safety of workers and the community during Adelaide’s peak season festival.
A car company has been fined $33,000 plus costs after a worker sustained serious burns in a workplace incident in October 2012.
Master Builders Association said too much paperwork is getting in the way of ensuring workplace safety.
As Asbestos Awareness Week begins this week, a new website with easy to access information on asbestos has been launched.
A food processing company was fined $10500 plus costs for inadequate guarding which caused crush injury to a worker.
A company was fined $27,000 plus costs after failing to take reasonable care when installing and mounting bedside computer monitors at the Port Augusta Hospital. The incident happened in June 2012. A patient at the hospital sustained injury to his legs when the bedside monitor fell on him. Investigations revealed that the monitor was not …
A company in South Australia was fined $48,000 plus costs after a worker sustained severe crush injuries and multiple leg fractures from a workplace incident. The company was prosecuted for failing to provide and maintain plant in a safe condition having failed to adequately guard a paver stacking machine. The workers was operating the paver …
A SafeWork SA supported safety project, The Manufacturing Safety for Supervisors aims to develop a cross-platform open-access training package to provide relevant information, skills and insights into some of the safety issues faced by supervisors in modern workplaces.
As South Australia observes Safe Work Week, SafeWork SA reminds everyone to think of safety before work starts, not after an incident or when time allows.
In preparation for the Royal Adelaide Show, safety inspections will be conducted to ensure worker and patron safety across the showgrounds.
SafeWork SA is inviting business owners, employers, managers, supervisors, safety and health representatives and OSH managers to participate in one of the Safe Work October 2014 workshops.