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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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05 Jun15
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Damage to the electrical cords of power-assisted beds used in hospitals and aged care facilities can expose workers and patients to electrical hazards.

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17 Mar15
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This safeguard provides guidance on eliminating the risk of falls from height during the transporting (loading, unloading, rigging) of precast panels/elements.

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03 Mar15
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Ethanol is a highly flammable liquid (Class 3 Packing Group II dangerous good).

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03 Mar15
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The fruit picking industry uses bow ladders so that workers can reach and pick fruit from tree canopies.

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03 Mar15
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Contact dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin resulting from a worker coming into contact with a substance.

There are two forms of contact dermatitis:

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03 Mar15
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Conveyors may have a number of moving parts and potential nip points, which can make them a dangerous item of equipment.

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