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Company fined for electrician’s burn injuries

Reported by Haydee | 21 Jul, 2016

A WA company has been fined $60,000 for exposing a worker to a hazard during an arc flash incident at Atlas Iron’s Wodgina iron ore project in Pilbara.

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Farmers reminded to protect themselves from leptospirosis

Reported by Haydee | 04 Jul, 2016

In New Zealand, farmers are being urged to take extra precaution when working around animals following a spike in cases of leptospirosis in Northland. They are also urged to vaccinate their livestock.

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Safety inspection to focus on waste and recycling industry

Reported by Haydee | 29 Jan, 2016

Inspections will focus on operational priority areas of manual tasks, machine guarding, mobile plant and vehicle movement, falls from height, electricity, hazardous substances and slips, trips and falls.

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Beijing to raise work safety standards

Reported by Haydee | 04 Jan, 2016

It will push factories to upgrade to raise work safety standards. Companies who will not comply will have to face penalties.