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Labour hire company fined for failing to ensure safety of workers

Reported by Haydee | 19 Aug, 2016

Labour hire companies should share the responsibility of ensuring the safety of workers they send to a workplace or face large fines and legal actions. This was the case of a labour hire company, which has been fined $20,000 for failing to ensure the safety of its labour hire workers who were supplied to a waste recycling company.

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Pokemon Go players warned against entering construction sites

Reported by Haydee | 18 Aug, 2016

Pokemon Go is the latest reality game to take the world by storm, but with several incidents resulting in serious injuries and near fatalities, WorkSafe has issued a warning to players to stay clear of construction sites.

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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.