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  1. Audiometric testing exemption


    SafeWork NSW has issued a further one year exemption for the audiometric testing requirements of clause 58(2) of the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017 (the Reg).

  2. Keep construction sites safe and secure this Christmas

    Ministerial Media Release

    The NSW Government is urging the construction industry to take simple precautions for a safe Christmas, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said.

  3. Businesses told: protect young workers at Christmas

    Ministerial Media Release

    Local businesses are being urged to prioritise the safety of young workers in the lead-up to Christmas, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said.

  4. Worker seriously injured after company fails to provide training

    Ministerial Media Release

    A Roseville office fit-out company has been fined after a worker was seriously injured unloading glass panels, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said.

  5. Manufacturer fined $180,000 after worker's fingers crushed, amputated

    Ministerial Media Release

    A Sydney metal packaging manufacturer has been fined $180,000 after one of its workers had three fingers crushed in a machine, Better Regulation Minister Matt Kean said.

  6. Farmers urged to stay safe this festive season

    Ministerial Media Release

    Farmers and their families are being urged to stay safe this festive season, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said today.

  7. New code of practice for managing risks in stevedoring


    A code of practice, ‘Managing risks in stevedoring’, has been developed by Safe Work Australia to address the high rate of accidents and injuries in the stevedoring industry, where the rate of serious incidents is more than three times the average rate of all industries.

  8. Stay safe in the heat – top tips for workers and bosses

    Ministerial Media Release

    Workers are being reminded to take care as summer temperatures are predicted to soar across Sydney today, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said.

  9. Electrical hazards when working in ceiling spaces

    Safety Alert

    This alert reminds both electrical and non-electrical workers of the risks of electric shock when entering ceiling spaces of properties. Electric shock arising from contact with damaged or exposed energised (live) wiring or equipment could lead to serious injury or death.

  10. Blue Mountains Council investigated over asbestos management

    Ministerial Media Release

    SafeWork NSW has launched a full investigation into asbestos management practices at Blue Mountains City Council, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean announced today.