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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 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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01 Nov11
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In 2009-2010, three workers were electrocuted during installing of insulation in ceiling spaces and a fourth died of heat stress while in a ceiling space.

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01 Sep11
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There have been incidents where steel columns have collapsed during building construction, all involving the use of chemical anchorages.

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01 May11
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There have been several incidents where workers have suffered fatal or serious injuries when carrying out inspections or undertaking maintenance/repair work underneath raised tipping or tilting tra

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01 Mar11
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While attempting to retrieve an item of plant from a wine storage tank being emptied, a worker was temporarily asphyxiated.

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01 Oct10
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A person was pushing a shopping trolley on an upward travelling moving walk when the trolley moved backwards.

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