A Para Hills West company was convicted over an incident in which a worker lost part of four fingers in 2015.
Toolbox video series provides steps to avoid striking underground utilities and contact with overhead power lines
SafeWork SA in collaboration with industry stakeholders has developed new toolbox videos providing practical steps to avoid striking underground utilities and contact with overhead power lines.
More than a thousand of SA businesses are now taking advantage of SafeWork’s educator arm for assistance, as shown in new figures released by the workplace regulator.
SafeWork SA’s new industry action plan will focus on initiatives to protect apprentices working on South Australian construction sites to improve health and safety within the sector.
The new two-year action plan has been developed in consultation with the agriculture industry and aims to reduce the number of workplace injuries at farms and agricultural sites across South Australia.
SafeWork SA will audit residential aged care facilities in June and July to reduce the risk of injuries caused by manual handling tasks.
SafeWork SA has accepted an enforceable undertaking from Morgan Sawmill Jamestown, which is estimated to cost about $140,000, in relation to two offences under the Work Health and Safety Act 2012.
A fast food outlet at Eastwood in Western Australia has been convicted and fined for safety breach when a worker suffered burns to nine percent of his body.
South Australian workers who have died from work-related incidents or illnesses were remembered during the International Workers’ Memorial Day service in Adelaide on Friday.
SafeWork SA will be sharing work health and safety information at the South East Field Days in Lucindale.
SafeWork SA has teamed up with Primary Producers SA (PPSA) to provide practical work health and safety workshops for farmers.
Feedback is being sought as part of a three-year review into the nationally harmonised work health and safety laws, which took effect in South Australia from 1 January 2013.
SafeWork SA marks an important milestone with the opening of the new SafeWork SA Customer Service Centre.
In preparation for the Royal Adelaide Show, safety inspections will be conducted to ensure worker and patron safety across the showgrounds.
Two South Australian women were presented with the Augusta Zadow Awards on Friday to help them fund projects promoting the health and safety of working women.
A large shipping company in South Australia has been convicted and fined $200,000 plus court costs for the death of a worker on a barge in 2012.
A group training organisation has been fined $14,000 over a workplace incident two years ago that resulted in an apprentice’s multiple injuries.
A man has been convicted of impersonating a SafeWork SA inspector and was fined $15,000.
The Industrial Court on Monday convicted an asbestos removalist of seven counts of unsafe asbestos removal work.
The Industrial Court handed down a $111,000 fine plus court fees to an earth moving company for failing to comply with providing a primary duty of care and for failing to comply with their health and safety duty, thereby exposing an individual to a risk of death or serious injury or illness.
The 2016 Augusta Zadow Awards has been launched on Friday in Adelaide during the International Women’s Day Breakfast by Senator Penny Wong.