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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.

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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.

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Warning on quad bike dangers issued

Reported by Haydee | 23 Sep, 2015

Consumer Protection and WorkSafe WA issued a warning on the dangers of quad bikes after three fatalities were recorded this year so far.

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WA company fined for workers’ serious injuries

Reported by Haydee | 07 Aug, 2015

An electrical switchboard manufacturer in Hazelmere, Western Australia has been fined $180,000 over an incident in which two workers were seriously injured after falling from a scissor lift.