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Emergency Planning

Saturday, November 28, 2015

An emergency plan is a written set of instructions that outlines what workers and others at the workplace should do in an emergency. An emergency plan must provide for the following:
• emergency procedures, including: Read Full Article

Massive Fine for ACT Company

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

A Canberra corporation has been fined $1.1 million for safety breaches that led to worker's death. Read Full Article

WorkCover NSW Notifiable Incidents

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Under the WHS Act (NSW and other jurisdictions) if there is a work related serious injury or illness, a death or a dangerous incident, you must report it to WorkCover immediately and notify your insurer within 48 hours. Read Full Article

Subcontractor fined over involvement in fatal wall collapse in Melbourne

Friday, May 22, 2015

A magistrate has found a sign installer guilty for his role in the collapse of a brick wall in Melbourne that killed three people, and issued him with a $7,500 fine. Read Full Article

Man electrocuted in Mackay industrial incident

Thursday, April 30, 2015

A man has been electrocuted in an industrial incident in Mackay in north Queensland. Read Full Article

Safe Work Australia releases May 2014 Notifiable Fatalities

Friday, August 29, 2014

There were 19 work-related notifiable fatalities during May 2014 — 13 male workers and 4 male bystanders, and 1 female worker and 1 female bystander. Of these fatalities, 6 workers and 5 bystanders died as a result of incidents in the air or on public roads. For further details see the Notified Fatalities Monthly Report May 2014. Read Full Article


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