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  1. 2017 SafeWork Awards open for entries

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW is calling on the State’s safest and most innovative businesses to enter the 2017 SafeWork Awards.

  2. Commuters tell bosses they want health programs

    Media Release

    A recent survey of Sydney train commuters has found most want their bosses to provide health checks and programs to get them more active during the day.

  3. Businesses urged to make safety promise to build better workplaces

    Ministerial Media Release

    Businesses can now make a Safety Promise to help improve the health and safety of their workers, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean announced today.

  4. Arborist fined after worker suffers severe injuries

    Media Release

    A Sydney arborist has been fined $80,000 after a worker sustained serious and permanent injuries while felling a tree.

  5. James Hardie legacy contamination sites


    The City of Parramatta Council is working with the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) and other state government authorities under the guidance of the Heads of Asbestos Coordination Authorities to re-assess the risk of contamination at properties around the Parramatta local government area where James Hardie may have disposed of asbestos waste materials.

  6. New quad bike campaign aims to drive down death toll

    Ministerial Media Release

    A confronting new advertising campaign aimed at reducing the number of people killed or injured in quad bike accidents will begin airing across regional NSW this week.

  7. Window glass company fined $1 million for WHS breach

    Ministerial Media Release

    Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation Matt Kean has welcomed a District Court decision to fine a window glass company $1 million – the highest ever fine imposed in NSW under the Work Health and Safety Act.

  8. Quad bike safety training free for farmers

    Media Release

    Farmers will now receive free quad bike training in a major boost to the safety improvement program aimed at significantly reducing the number of deaths on rural properties across NSW.

  9. International day of mourning


    Remembering those who lost their life through a workplace incident or occupational disease

  10. Rider restraints on hurricane style amusement device

    Safety Alert

    In January 2017, the handle of a secondary locking device on a “Hurricane” amusement device came free and struck a member of the public attending a regional carnival in NSW.