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19 Apr18
Incident Alert

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.

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27 Mar18
Media Release

SafeWork SA Executive Director Martyn Campbell, who commenced work with the agency in August 2017, reviewed the original investigation into the matter following concerns raised by Mrs Woodford's fa

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20 Mar18
Safety Alert

Asbestos-containing millboard was once widely used in the construction industry due to its flame-resistant properties, and commonly used to line compartments containing heat or spark-producing elec

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19 Mar18
Incident Alert

It is believed the worker became trapped between the tray and headboard of the tow truck when the tray was being returned to its home position after a vehicle had been unloaded.

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22 Feb18
Incident Alert

General safety information:

SafeWork SA reminds everyone about the importance of having safe systems of work in place for loading and unloading operations.

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21 Feb18
Incident Alert

SafeWork SA reminds everyone that plant and equipment must only be used in accordance with manufacturer's specifications and that all hydraulic pile drivers are adequately maintained and inspected.

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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
Safety Alert

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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01 Nov17
Safety Alert

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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06 Oct17
Safety Alert

Polychlorinated Biphenyls (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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