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.
SafeWork SA is inviting everyone to celebrate safety at the Safe Work Awards 2014 Gala Dinner on Friday, 31 October at the Adelaide Convention Centre.
Two scholarships were awarded today to successful applicants of the 2014 Augusta Zadow Scholarships at the Government House.
SafeWork SA has recently issued a reminder to South Australian workers doing high risk jobs to convert their old qualifications to the national licence before 1 September 2014.
All South Australians are invited to share their views on the state’s Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (and amended provisions).
A painting firm was fined $80,000 plus legal fees on Wednesday due to severe injuries that a 22-year old worker suffered while at work.
A review of the operation of South Australia’s Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (WHS Act), which commenced on 1 July is expected to be completed by November 2014.
With three prosecutions from unsafe work practices handed down by the Industrial Court last week, SafeWork SA Executive Director, Bryan Russell reminded employers and workers of their work health and safety responsibility.
SafeWork SA’s investigation over an incident where part of a load of steel fell while being moved by a tower crane on Thursday is ongoing.
A new guide to help employers and workers prevent workplace violence has recently been developed by SafeWork SA.
SafeWork SA has developed a guide to help Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking and workers in identifying work-related violence hazards and look for ways to lessen or remove these risks.
SafeWork SA is calling on South Australian businesses, organisations and individuals to enter the Safe Work Awards for this year.
A steel manufacturing company was fined $56,250 plus legal fees on Monday for operating a heavy goods lift despite several identified risks.
A timber company in Adelaide was fined $51,000 plus legal fees after a worker had three of his fingers amputated in a woodworking machine.
SafeWork SA has recently received reports of people impersonating as safety inspectors and threatening to fine workers or companies. Employers believed these people to be legitimate inspectors. Because of this, SafeWork SA reminded workplaces to always require proof of identity and check the credentials of persons asking for access to a workplace. SafeWork SA assured …