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  1. Manufacturer commits $1.5 million to safety improvements after worker injured

    Ministerial Media Release

    Borg Manufacturing Pty Ltd has committed more than $1.5 million for safety programs and improvements following an injury to a worker at their Somersby plant in September 2014.

  2. NSW calls for national quad bike safety rating system

    Ministerial Media Release

    The NSW Government is calling for the introduction of a national five-star safety rating system for quad bikes, to help save lives on farms.

  3. SafeWork announces construction industry safety crackdown

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW has today announced a safety crackdown on the construction industry, following a recent spike in serious injuries to workers on Sydney building sites.

  4. NSW leads the way on quad bike safety

    Ministerial Media Release

    A new research project which aims to reduce the high rates of injury on farms has been announced by the NSW Government, to better understand attitudes and behaviours around quad bikes and their use.

  5. Construction company fined $90,000 after worker’s skull pierced by steel bar

    Media Release

    A Sydney construction company has been fined $90,000 over an incident in 2013 where an 18 year old worker’s skull was pierced by a steel reo bar that flew into the cabin of the excavator he was operating.

  6. SafeWork inspectors ride into town for horse safety training

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW Inspectors from across the state will assemble in Tamworth today for training in a recently launched horse safety code.

  7. SafeWork blitz on food industry

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW has announced a blitz of restaurants, cafes and bakeries using LPG cylinders after a Marrickville baker was critically injured last week.

  8. SafeWork NSW targeting long weekend firework displays

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW inspectors across the State will target unsafe fireworks displays this long weekend.

  9. Quad bike safety body meets in Tamworth

    Media Release

    The Australian Quad Bike Safety Industry Action Group will meet in Tamworth today to continue efforts to improve quad bike safety on farms.

  10. Pressure cleaning of asbestos roofs

    Safety Alert

    This safety alert reminds you never to use high-pressure water blasters or compressed air to clean asbestos roofs.