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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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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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03 Mar15
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A person with management or control of plant must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that any plant used to lift or transport a freely suspended load is specifically designed for that pur

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03 Mar15
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Fibreglass is a synthetic fibre formed by melting glass in a furnace. The molten material is then forced through small holes to form the filaments or fibre.

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03 Mar15
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There have been two separate fatal crush injuries as a result of a person accessing the mechanical linkages underneath an electrically powered, height adjustable treatment table or bed while the he

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03 Mar15
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Before any plant is inspected, maintained, cleaned or repaired, where practicable, it must be shut down and its energy sources locked out and tagged as part of an isolation procedure (often called

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03 Mar15
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Lead acid batteries can cause serious injury if not handled correctly. They are capable of delivering an electric charge at a very high rate.

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