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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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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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03 Mar15
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Local exhaust ventilation (LEV) systems provide a positive means of removing airborne contaminants from the working environment by capturing them at their source.

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03 Mar15
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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
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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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03 Mar15
Safety Alert

Ethanol is a highly flammable liquid (Class 3 Packing Group II dangerous good).

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03 Mar15
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The fruit picking industry uses bow ladders so that workers can reach and pick fruit from tree canopies.

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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
Safety Alert

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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