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Company fined for worker’s serious head injury

Reported by Haydee | 08 Oct, 2015

A demolition company in Sydney has been fined $120,000 following an incident in 2013 where a worker suffered serious head injury after a steel bar pierce into his skull while operating an excavator.

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Crane driver fined for safety negligence

Reported by Haydee | 02 Oct, 2015

A crane driver was found guilty of failing to take reasonable care of the safety of others and was fined $2500 plus costs of $594 following an incident in which the crane he was operating brought down power lines in Osborne Park.


Revised ISO 9001 Standards Released

Reported by Tania | 25 Sep, 2015

The new version follows a new, higher level structure to make it easier to use in conjunction with other management system standards, with increased importance given to risk.

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Company fined for security guard’s death

Reported by Haydee | 08 Sep, 2015

The male guard was fatally injured when he was hit by a cement truck entering the Cement Australia manufacturing plant at Kandos in Central West NSW.


Asbestos victims to benefit from insurance reforms

Reported by Haydee | 06 Aug, 2015

NSW Minister for Finance, Services and Property, Mr Dominic Perrottet has released a statement on the role of the Dust Disease Board under the 2015 insurance reforms.

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Research: Australia’s leading supermarkets have worst safety records

Reported by Haydee | 16 Jul, 2015

Three of the biggest Australian supermarket chains are included in the list of companies with the worst injury rates, according to a new research. The researchers examined how often these companies recorded injuries which resulted to time lost from work (Lost time injury frequency rates or LTIFR) The report, Safety Spotlight: ASX100 Companies & More released …