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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
Safety Alert

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
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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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