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9 October 2017
Company convicted over industrial accident
A Para Hills West business involved in an accident that saw a worker lose part of four fingers has been convicted and fined $99,000 in the South Australian Employment Court for work health and safety breaches.
Company convicted over industrial accident9 October 2017 (PDF 96kb)
29 September 2017
Have the conversation in National Safe Work Month
South Australian employers and workers are being encouraged to raise the profile of work health and safety issues in their workplace as part of National Safe Work Month, which gets underway this weekend.
Have the conversation in National Safe Work Month29 September 2017 (PDF 131kb)
18 September 2017
Practical safety solutions a focus for new Hospitality Action Plan
Practical safety solutions addressing the challenges of a young and often transient workforce plays a key focus in a new action plan to reduce workplace injuries in hospitality.
Practical safety solutions a focus for new Hospitality Action Plan18 September 2017 (PDF 107kb)
4 September 2017
New educational tool to combat striking utility services
People are being encouraged to do the right thing and dial before they dig and maintain safe clearance distances when working near overhead powerlines to save lives and avoid costly utility strikes.
New educational tool to combat striking utility services4 September 2017 (PDF 110kb)
30 August 2017
More than 1000 businesses turn to SafeWork SA for advice
In just over a year, more than one thousand businesses have turned to SafeWork SA's new educator arm for assistance, figures released by the workplace regulator have revealed.
More than 1000 businesses turn to SafeWork SA for advice30 August 2017 (PDF 141kb)
10 August 2017
Apprentices, fall prevention key focus for Construction Safety Action Plan
Initiatives to protect apprentices working on South Australian construction sites will be a key focus of an industry action plan developed by the state's work health and safety regulator as part of a push to improve health and safety within the sector.
Apprentices, fall prevention key focus for Construction Safety Action Plan10 August 2017 (PDF 121kb)
21 July 2017
Industry Action Plan to promote safety in agriculture
A new two-year action plan has been developed in consultation with the agriculture industry to improve work health and safety.
Industry Action Plan to promote safety in agriculture21 July 2017 (PDF 119kb)
7 July 2017
NDA Australia convicted for safety breach
A steel pipe manufacturing business has been convicted and fined $39,000 over an incident in which a worker's foot was run over by a forklift.
NDA Australia convicted for safety breach7 July 2017 (PDF 139kb)
14 June 2017
SafeWork SA confirms a man was fatally injured at a St Marys infrastructure construction site last night and offers condolences to his family, friends and colleagues.
Work-related fatality14 June 2017 (PDF 142kb)
9 June 2017
Working together to offer extra help to South Australian businesses
SafeWork SA has entered into a partnership with the Small Business Commissioner to offer its free work health and safety advisory service through the Small Business Centre shopfront located in the Adelaide CBD.
Working together to offer extra help to South Australian businessesWorking together to offer extra help to South Australian businesses (PDF 131kb)
12 May 2017
Aged care safety audit
SafeWork SA inspectors are set to audit residential aged care facilities in an effort to reduce the risk of worker injuries caused by manual handling tasks.
Aged care safety audit12 May 2017 (PDF 77kb)
9 May 2017
KFC convicted for safety breach
A KFC outlet at Eastwood has been convicted and fined over an incident in which a young worker suffered burns to nine per cent of his body.
KFC convicted for safety breach9 May 2017 (PDF 98kb)
5 May 2017
Enforceable Undertaking: Morgan Sawmill Jamestown
SafeWork SA has accepted an enforceable undertaking by Morgan Sawmill Jamestown, estimated to cost about $140,000, in relation to two offences under the Work Health and Safety Act 2012.
Enforceable Undertaking: Morgan Sawmill Jamestown5 May 2017 (PDF 93kb)
2 May 2017
New minimum training standard for elevating work platforms
South Australia has introduced a new minimum standard of training to reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities for workers using elevating work platforms.
New minimum training standard for elevating work platforms2 May 2017 (PDF 85kb)
28 April 2017
Service to honour lost workers
Today's International Workers' Memorial Day service in Adelaide will commemorate South Australians who died as a result of their work.
Service to honour lost workers28 April 2017 (PDF 94kb)
16 April 2017
Saxon Energy Services convicted for safety breach
Saxon Energy Services Australia has been convicted and fined over an incident in which two workers were injured on a drilling rig platform.
Saxon Energy Services convicted for safety breach16 APril 2017 (PDF 96kb)
30 March 2017
Daylight saving ends this weekend
Daylight saving in South Australia comes to an end at 3am this Sunday, 2 April.
SafeWork SA advises turning clocks back one hour before going to bed on Saturday night.
Daylight saving ends this weekend30 March 2017 (PDF 69kb)
14 March 2017
Helping the South East reduce work safety risks
SafeWork SA is taking its workplace safety message to Lucindale this weekend at the South East Field Days.
Helping the South East reduce work safety risks14 March 2017 (PDF 75kb)
10 March 2017
Awards aimed at improving health and safety for women at work
International Women's Day this week marked the launch of SafeWork SA's Augusta Zadow Awards seeking initiatives to improve women's health and safety at work.
Awards aimed at improving health and safety for women at work10 March 2017 (PDF 74kb)
16 February, 2017
Working on farm safety
SafeWork SA has joined forces with Primary Producers SA (PPSA) to deliver practical work health and safety workshops for farmers, who have the highest work fatality rate in Australia.
Working on farm safety16 February 2017 (PDF 86kb)
9 February 2017
Festival season - making work health and safety a priority
SafeWork SA is working with major event organisers to help them ensure the safety of workers and patrons during Adelaide's major festival season.
Festival season - making work health and safety a priority9 February 2017 (PDF 74kb)
7 February 2017
Enforceable Undertaking: SRG Building (Southern) Pty Ltd
SafeWork SA has accepted an enforceable undertaking by SRG Building (Southern) Pty Ltd in relation to the incident that led to the death of Mr Jorge Castillo-Riffo at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital construction site on 27 November 2014.
Enforceable Undertaking: SRG Building (Southern) Pty Ltd7 February 2017 (PDF 77kb)