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  1. International day of mourning

    Event

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

  2. 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.

  3. Construction company fined after worker injured in fall

    Media Release

    A Sydney construction company has been fined $135,000 after a 49-year-old worker was injured in February 2015.

  4. New: Workplace management of respiratory conditions including asthma

    Notice

    New guide

  5. SafeWork NSW fast-tracking asbestos assessments on flood damaged properties

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW is waiving the five-day asbestos removal work notification period to allow immediate clean-up of asbestos debris from storm-damaged properties in north east NSW.

  6. Quarter of a million dollar fine for work experience injury

    Media Release

    A Coffs Harbour manufacturing business has been fined $250,000 after a 17 year old work experience student was injured in August 2014.

  7. SafeWork NSW launches 2017 Mentor Program

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW has launched its 2017 Mentor Program, with 80 NSW businesses committing to improving safety in their workplaces.

  8. Youth Week 2017

    Event

    National Youth Week is an annual, week-long celebration of young people (aged 12–25) throughout Australia.

  9. Don’t know, Don’t dig worker safety campaign launched

    Media Release

    NSW electricity networks and SafeWork NSW have joined forces to launch a new safety campaign to protect construction workers from digging into live electricity cables.

  10. SafeWork to focus on tree work industry safety

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW has launched a project with the tree work industry in an effort to improve safety, and better protect workers and consumers.