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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
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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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31 Aug18
Media Release

The annual awards were presented today by His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia, at Government House.

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30 Aug18
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Farm owners can manage the risks and hazards of their work by ensuring equipment is well-maintained, workers are trained for the task and that adequate rest breaks are provided so no-one works whil

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23 Aug18
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“Slips, trips and falls are the second leading cause of injuries in Australia, and the most serious is falling from heights,” said SafeWork SA Executive Director Martyn Campbell.

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