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18 Apr19
Safety Alert

This week our Inspectors issued a prohibition notice on an item of plant that was manufactured and purchased overseas and installed by overseas contractors, including the electrical installations.

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16 Apr19
Media Release

SA Police were today fined $650,000 over the 2016 death of 54-year-old worker Debra Summers in a walk-in freezer at the Echunga Training Reserve, reduced to $390,000 due to the early plea.

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04 Apr19
Media Release

SafeWork SA has agreed to accept an Enforceable Undertaking by the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) following the death of Debra Summers at the Echunga Training Facility

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04 Mar19
Incident Alert
SafeWork SA is investigating the death of a man at a quarry north-west of Bordertown this morning. No further details are available while the investigation is ongoing.
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21 Feb19
Safety Alert

Motor vehicle lift benches are commonly used in the automotive repair industry for straightening of motor vehicle chassis.

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21 Jan19
Media Release

An engaging new video series by SafeWork SA aims to improve safety and awareness in the agriculture industry by focusing on the most common causes of injuries on our farms.

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14 Jan19
Media Release

SafeWork SA has commenced a six-month audit campaign of Elevating Work Platforms (EWPs) in order to educate businesses and operators about their safety duties and enforce compliance with the law.

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09 Jan19
Incident Alert

SafeWork SA is investigating the death of a farm worker who it appears fell into a silo at Kalanbi. No further details are available while the investigation is ongoing.

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05 Dec18
Media Release

Employers with outdoor work are reminded to take measures to manage the risks associated with heat stress and solar UV radiation as South Australia's summer takes hold with hot weather forecasts th

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23 Nov18
Incident Alert

SafeWork SA is attending the site and closely monitoring risks associated with suspected asbestos and loose debris as the site clean up and repairs are conducted.

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