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Victorian Workplace Fatalities Increase

Friday, February 05, 2010

WorkSafe is calling on Victorian employers and workers to make a concerted effort to
create safe workplaces this year.

After 30 deaths in 2009, up from 21 in calendar 2008, WorkSafe’s acting Executive
Director, Kath Duane, said workplace safety improvements had to begin in every
workplace today. Read Full Article

Traffic Controller Run Over

Monday, August 03, 2009

Queensland police reported that a 48 year old traffic controller was hit and killed just north of Brisbane last night, after a vehicle entered an area closed during roadworks. Read Full Article

Cost of Workplace Accidents

Sunday, June 07, 2009

A detailed study of workplace accidents reveals the following statistics, the average cost (to the employer only) for all types of accidents (combined average) is $2470.   Read Full Article

Obligations of principal contractors

Sunday, May 03, 2009

On the 29th April 2009 the NSW IRC fined a principal contractor $75,000 in relation to the death of a sub-contract roofing employee who fell 12 metres through a skylight panel without a harness. The sub-contractor responsible for the employee was also fined. Read Full Article

BHP Mine Shut Down Due to Accident

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Media Report 8/4/09 - As a result of another safety accident on top of the death of five workers in the 08-09 financial year, BHP Billiton has suspended all activities at its Nelson Point Yard in Port Hedland.   Read Full Article

If Your Puzzled by Workplace Safety We Can Help

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Setting up a 'Safety Management System' can seem like a daunting task.  The good news is that once the EasyOHS system is installed - you can be be on the road to compliance within 30 minutes.    Read Full Article


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