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Issue 426 - 16 July 2015


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Union breaches right-of-entry provisions

A CFMEU official, who said he was crocodile hunter Steve Irwin, and his colleague have been found in breach of right-of-entry laws. Read more »

Queensland reports on proposed WHS changes

A Queensland parliamentary inquiry into proposed changes to reinstate health and safety representatives’ (HSRs) power to stop unsafe work and immediate right of access to work health and safety (WHS) permit holders has been handed down.. Read more »

Director fined for amputation

A Western Australian (WA) company director has been fined $10,000 after an employee had parts of his left hand amputated by unguarded machinery. Read more »

Track and factory deaths investigated

WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the death of a track rider at Caulfield Racecourse and the death of a factory worker in Pakenham. Read more »

Workers exposed to serious injuries

An American metal-stamping plant faces proposed federal fines of more than $321K for exposing workers to possible amputation and other serious injuries. Read more »

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NSCA Foundation celebrates the 150 organisations and individuals who nominated their safety heroes for the 23rd Annual National Safety Awards of Excellence. Winners will be announced at the prestigious Gala Awards Luncheon on 15 October, reservations are available now. Read more »

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