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Reducing 'fall-ish' workplace incidents

Reducing ‘fall-ish’ workplace incidents in SA

SafeWork SA is reminding businesses of the importance of preventing falls. Slips trips and falls are the second most common cause of all workplace injuries, after musculoskeletal disorders. In 2020...

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Can we make Working at Height Safer?

Working at height remains one of the greatest causes of fatalities and major injuries on Australian worksites, with many workers finding themselves in positions where they are expected to work at...

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Mineworker falls from height at Western Australian mine

A mineworker has been seriously injured after he fell from height an underground gold mine in Western Australia. The mineworker was working underground at the Dervish mine owned by Saracen Mineral...

wearable airbag for cyclists

New wearable airbag a game changer in fall protection

A French company has designed a pretty cool wearable airbag for a range of applications including providing fall protection for cyclists, motorcyclists and the elderly. The company, Helite...

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Trainee narrowly escapes fall from Haul Truck

The DMIRS has advised that during April this year, a worker was exposed to potentially serious injuries when a handrail latch failed, causing a handrail gate to swing open and the operator narrowly...

AMSJ April 2022