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24 Feb15
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In large shopping centres, stores frequently contract out the management of their shopping trolleys to collection companies.

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01 Jan15
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In August 2014, an opal miner lost his life when he fell into a blind Caldwell shaft on the opal fields.

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01 Sep14
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While using a sledge hammer to strike and loosen the hardened bucket tooth on earthmoving equipment, a worker received a serious chest injury when a shard of hardened steel from the tooth imbedded

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01 Feb14
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A worker was injured when struck in the head by a hydraulic hose and fitting that had suddenly separated from its connection point to a 50-tonne hydraulic jack while operating under pressure during

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01 Jan13
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A mill hand was fatally injured when he was crushed by a moving component of the machine he was working on.

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01 Jan13
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Synthetic fibre slings or 'soft' slings are regularly used in workplaces for the lifting and moving of loads by cranes.

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01 Oct12
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Wood chippers are powerful machines used to reduce tree trunks and branches into small wood chips through the action of a cutting disc.

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01 Aug12
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A person received serious burn injuries when an LPG barbeque cylinder, kept in a car boot on a hot day (34°C) for about one hour, released gas which was subsequently ignited when the boot door was

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01 Jun12
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An incident occurred involving the use of an H-frame roll cage in a retail store. H-frame roll cages are wheeled cages used for the movement of stock and goods.

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01 Jan12
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An incident occurred involving a large hydraulic excavator that was engulfed in fire while in operation.

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