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01 Jun17
Safety Alert

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
Safety Alert

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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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
Safety Alert

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
Safety Alert

Adhesives and sealants come in different forms. They can pose safety risks to workers in the form of fires and explosions, or health risks due to their chemical properties.

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03 Mar15
Safety Alert

There have been instances where workers have been exposed to unsafe situations as a result of inadvertent contact with substances stored in sample bags/containers which have deteriorated during pro

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