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Fatalities prompt confined space warning

WHSQ is reminding all workplaces of the dangers of working in confined spaces following a tragic incident in January where two men died inside a tanker. ...more

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Mechanic run over while working on vehicle

A worker has been run over by the vehicle he was servicing on sloping ground. ...more


ISO 45001 to be published in March

It has been announced that ISO 45001 is set to be published in March. ...more


Company fined after woman hit by tree

A NZ tree removal company has been convicted and fined after a woman was hit by a falling palm tree. ...more


Trucking company gets harsher fine after appeal

An inadequate penalty handed to a trucking company has been successfully appealed by WorkSafe WA. ...more


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