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  1. Thornleigh builder in court after worker suffers traumatic brain injury

    Ministerial Media Release

    A Thornleigh builder has been fined $75,000 after a carpenter suffered serious brain injuries when he fell through an unprotected stairwell void, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said.

  2. New world-class work health and safety research centre opens

    Ministerial Media Release

    A new world-class research centre that will help reduce deaths and serious injuries in NSW workplaces will officially open its doors today, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said.

  3. Uncontrolled movement of vehicles

    Safety Alert

    This alert reminds persons working with vehicles of the risks associated with the uncontrolled movement of vehicles.

  4. Company fined $60,000 after workers injured in explosion

    Ministerial Media Release

    A chemical distribution company in Sydney’s west has been fined $60,000 for failing to protect its workers after they were injured in a worksite explosion and fire, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said today.

  5. Moama manufacturer fined after worker suffers spinal injuries

    Ministerial Media Release

    A Moama houseboat manufacturer has been fined $61,500 after a worker suffered severe injuries when he fell onto concrete while working on a roof.

  6. SafeWork issues prohibition notice to Blue Mountains City Council site

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW has issued a prohibition notice to Blue Mountains City Council in relation to asbestos at a site in Wentworth Falls.

  7. Dural building company prosecuted after worker suffers brain injury in fall

    Ministerial Media Release

    A Dural building company has been fined $60,000 for failing to ensure the safety of a worker who was seriously injured during a fall.

  8. Government launches safety blitz to drive down construction deaths

    Ministerial Media Release

    Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean today launched a year-long blitz to crack down on dodgy construction businesses which put their workers at risk.

  9. LPG cylinders should not be stored or used inside commercial kitchens

    Safety Alert

    This safety alert advises NSW workplaces not to store or use LPG cylinders located inside commercial kitchens. LPG appliances should only be used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.

  10. Recall of unsafe gas filters which can be attached to shigematsu respirator masks used in workplaces

    Safety Alert

    This safety alert advises workplaces that the gas filters with the product name CA-ABEK1 and Freeflow STS ABEK 1 which can be attached to the Shigematsu respirator mask, such as models FS01, CF01, CX01, RS01 and RX01 have been recalled by the Japanese manufacturer Shigematsu Works Co Ltd, also known as STS.