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Four more South Australian industries have been identified to receive specific advice and support in a new suite of Industry Action Plans aimed at reducing workplace injuries and improving overall
SafeWork SA was notified of an incident in which it is believed a full grain silo collapsed near Mallala on Wednesday, 20 June.
We are investigating an incident that occurred 5 June 2018, in which a fire broke out in a spray booth at a Pooraka business while workers were spraying.
We are investigating a fatal workplace incident that occurred on Friday 1 June at Tarlee. It is believed the worker was working alone when he was crushed under the rear wheel of a tractor.
SafeWork SA is aware of an incident in which two young children climbed inside a vending machine at a shopping centre.
SafeWork SA has welcomed the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption’s evaluation of its regulatory practices, policies and procedures.
This decision was made after new information came to light, which meant there was no longer a reasonable prospect of conviction.
It is believed that the man was working alone while attempting to hitch an attachment onto the rear of a tractor when he was crushed between the tractor and the attachment.
Last year in Australia, there were 186 work-related deaths in 2017, and 40 so far in 2018, with thousands of others affected by injuries or work-related illness and disease.
It is believed the worker, using a tractor with a front end loader and bucket attachment, was attempting to lift and move a round hay bale when the bale fell back onto the operator.