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Workplace Death – Tim’s Story

Each year, around four people die in electrical incidents and more than 3000 dangerous electrical events and serious electrical incidents are reported to the Electrical Safety Office. This film highlights the emotional struggles and wider impacts on family and friends of Tim Martin, w
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Safety Alert: Improving communication for isolated workers

The WA Government’s department of commerce has released a safety alert regarding the  level of communication readily available to truck drivers.  In 2011 a truck driver working alone died from heatstroke when he walked away from his bogged vehicle near Wiluna. In 2013/2014, W
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DMP concerned over manual handling injuries in the Pilbara

WA’s chief resources safety regulator has found an alarming rate of serious manual handling injuries amongst Pilbara mining operators and workers. Department of Mines and Petroleum Resources Safety Executive Director Simon Ridge said 107 of the injuries that occurred in the Pilbar
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Employment consultancy fined for employees becoming lost

An employment consultancy has been fined over an incident in which two female workers became lost in a remote location north-east of Kalgoorlie. Two of the company’s Kalgoorlie area employment consultants were instructed to do an “outreach visit” to the remote commun
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