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Boys death - quad bike safety

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

The death of a 12-year-old boy in a quad bike accident near Gladstone on Tuesday has again led to calls for governments to introduce tougher safety measures for the popular farm vehicles. The boy is the fifth person to die in a quad bike accident this year and the second child. Tony Lower from the Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety says quad bikes are the leading cause of death on Australian farms. Read Full Article

Interstate mine deaths spark safety alert

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Queensland's Mines Safety Commissioner says he has serious concerns about the number of contractors who have been killed on Australian sites. Read Full Article

PPE - Which Sunglasses?

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

When it comes to sun safety many of us know which hats, clothes and sunscreen offer good protection. But when it comes to our eyes, many of us aren't so sure of what we need to look out for. Read Full Article

Fatal Farm Accident - Olam

Monday, February 10, 2014

An almond processor says it has completed its internal inquiry into the death of a farm worker in north-west Victoria last year. Read Full Article

Worker Dies at Tasmanian Mine After Mudrush

Friday, January 17, 2014

A worker has been killed at a copper mine on Tasmania's west coast where two men died last month. Read Full Article

Fortescue Mine Death - Lack of Detailed Safe Work Procedures

Friday, January 17, 2014

An initial report into the death of a worker at a Fortescue Metals mine in December says there was no detailed safe work procedure for the installation of an operator's cabin on a mining machine. Read Full Article


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