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Safety Alert: Working in heat – Stay safe this summer

Safe Work Australia has published a new guide for managing the risks of working in heat. The guide provides information on how to manage the risks associated with working in heat and what to do if a...

Free training to boost resources skills

Queensland’s resources sector has applauded the Queensland Government for offering free Certificate III trade training courses for year-12 graduates in high-demand skills areas. Chief Executive of...

Dangerous incident report

Dangerous incident Summary: A worker was welding a pipe to the outside of a sump. A fire occurred inside the sump with flames passing up through floor grating above the sump to within 1 m of the...

Dangerous incident report

Dangerous incident Summary: While welding a cleat to the port side of the dredge approximately 100mm above the water, the wind created waves that splashed up onto the work area. This resulted in the...

Serious injury report

Serious injury Summary: An electrician was driving a ute (light vehicle) around a right-hand bend when he lost control. The ute spun around and rolled onto the driver’s side. The driver was not...

Dangerous incident report

Dangerous incident Summary: A haul truck operator lost traction on an over-watered haul road ramp (no dry line). The driver stayed in his lane despite spinning the truck 180 degrees after hitting the...

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