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  1. New campaign to improve workplace safety

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW has launched a new $3.2 million campaign aimed at making NSW the safest state to work in Australia.

  2. Earthworks business fined $90,000 over worker injuries

    Media Release

    A Bathurst earthworks business has been fined $90,000 for failing to comply with safety standards that led to two workers being injured in January 2015.

  3. SafeWork NSW fast-tracking asbestos assessments on bushfire damaged properties

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW is waiving the five-day asbestos removal work notification timeframe to allow immediate clean-up of asbestos debris from the weekend’s fierce bushfires that caused damage and destruction to properties, bushland and livestock across the State.

  4. SafeWork urges workers to be safe in this weekend’s heatwave

    Media Release

    With a heatwave predicted this weekend and temperatures above 40 degrees in many parts of the State on Friday, SafeWork NSW is urging workers and businesses to make their safety the number-one priority.

  5. Quad bike safety body meets in Dubbo

    Media Release

    An industry group tasked with improving quad bike safety in Australia will meet in Dubbo today.

  6. Unpacking glass and heavy materials

    Safety Alert

    This safety alert reminds people who unpack glass and heavy materials not to rely on the packaging to support the contents.

  7. Start the working year injury free, urges SafeWork

    Media Release

    With the school holidays coming to an end and the State’s workers returning from holidays, SafeWork NSW is encouraging businesses to make it a safe start to the year.

  8. Awareness campaign urges farmers to take up quad bike rebates

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW today launched an awareness campaign across regional NSW urging farmers to participate in the NSW Quad Bike Safety Improvement Program.

  9. Engineering business fined $225,000 over worker’s death

    Media Release

    A mechanical and engineering business has been fined $225,000 over the death of a worker at its Cobar workshop in 2014.

  10. SafeWork NSW stepping up the fight against illegal firework sales on social media

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW inspectors are targeting the sale of illegal fireworks on social media in the lead up to Australia Day 2017.