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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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22 Nov18
Safety News

The lead up to the end of the year is traditionally a high-risk period for all sectors of the construction industry in South Australia.

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01 Nov18
Media Release
The South Australian Employment Tribunal on Wednesday found that Simec Zen Technologies (Power and Energy) had inadequate WHS systems in place at the time of the incident and exposed its employees to
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01 Nov18
Media Release
SafeWork SA acknowledges the Coroner’s comments and his suggestion of an amendment to the WHS Act to clarify the agency’s role in the event of a workplace fatality.
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25 Oct18
Incident Alert

General safety information:

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25 Oct18
Incident Alert

We are investigating an incident that occurred yesterday at Salisbury Plain in which a worker sustained serious injuries.

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28 Sep18
Media Release

Debra Summers was employed by SAPOL as a part-time cook and cleaner at the Echunga Training Reserve when she died of hypothermia after becoming trapped in a walk-in freezer.

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14 Sep18
Incident Alert
SafeWork SA is investigating an incident that occurred yesterday, where a worker sustained injuries. It is believed the worker climbed up pallet racking to collect items from an upper level.
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06 Sep18
Media Release

SafeWork SA is working closely with SAPOL to investigate the circumstances of the death of a 57-year-old man at a Lewiston property on Wednesday night. Investigations are continuing.

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