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01 Feb18
Safety Alert

In situ grain silos on farms have been associated with various incidents including falls from heights, engulfment, structural collapse and being damaged by moving vehicles, creating risk to the hea

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01 Nov17
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During the process of manually raising or lowering portable field bins on farms, workers have received serious injury when struck on the head by the lever.

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01 Nov17
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Unsafe and/or inadequate systems of work – such as standing on forklift tynes or pallets, or in an unsuitable stillage – and the improper use of work platforms are common causes of serious incident

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06 Oct17
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PCBs is the common name for a family of chlorinated organic chemicals that contain many individual compounds with varying levels of toxicity.

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01 Jun17
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Working in close proximity to mobile plant, such as cranes, forklifts, earthmoving equipment, elevating work platforms, delivery vehicles, order pickers, prime movers and cranes, increases the risk

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01 Oct16
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Hazards exist for people who work in cold storage facilities – walk-in coldrooms and freezers – that can lead to serious injury or death. These hazards include:

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01 Jul16
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Escalators and moving walkways are common in shopping centres, sports centres and airports to carry passengers between levels.

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01 Mar16
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A worker received an electric shock and suffered burnt fingers when he came in contact with exposed live busbars in a sub-board (distribution board or switchboard).

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07 Jan16
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A bump fire or bounce fire nail gun allows nails to be driven by holding the trigger in the firing position and pressing the barrel or muzzle against the work piece.

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14 Oct15
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Angle grinders can be a dangerous power tool. Kickbacks can result in severe cuts.

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