Air navigation service provider fined for fatal crash

Reported by Haydee | 25 Apr, 2016

Australia’s air navigation service provider has been fined $160,000 for violating work health and safety laws over the fatal crash involving an airport firefighting truck in Darwin,

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Issues on testing and tagging revealed in inspection program

Reported by Haydee | 25 Mar, 2016

An inspection program targeting construction sites in Perth’s southern suburbs has found a high level of compliance in training and licensing, but has raised concerns over the testing and tagging of portable electrical items.

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Workers urged to protect their hearing

Reported by Haydee | 14 Mar, 2016

WorkSafe WA is reminding workers particularly those engaged in construction work to protect their hearing as some chemicals can cause hearing damage.

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Guide on safe use of trolleys released

Reported by Haydee | 06 Jan, 2016

The use of trolleys can help reduce manual task injuries. However, inappropriate use of trolleys can increase safety risks.

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Company fined for boilermaker’s death

Reported by Haydee | 04 Dec, 2015

A metal fabrication company has been fined $90,000 following a labour hire worker’s death in its metal fabrication workshop.

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Scaffolder fined for worker’s fall

Reported by Haydee | 28 Oct, 2015

The Perth-based scaffolder pleaded guilty to failing to take reasonable care to ensure the safety of another person and was fined in the Fremantle Magistrates Court last week.