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  1. Gas cylinders manufactured from aluminium alloy 6351-T6

    Safety Alert

    This safety alert highlights the risks associated with filling gas cylinders manufactured from aluminium alloy 6351-T6 and updates a previous SafeWork NSW (formerly WorkCover NSW) 2009 safety alert.

  2. Don't cut old drums

    Safety Alert

    Flammable substances can still be present in old drums. Even if they have been cleaned and rinsed, the introduction of an ignition source can create a disastrous explosion. Cutting old drums isn't worth the risk - watch this video safety alert for more details.

  3. Working safely when undertaking new tasks

    Safety Alert

    This safety alert reminds business owners, managers and workers about the dangers involved in undertaking work outside of their qualifications and experience.

  4. Skid steer loaders

    Safety Alert

    This safety alert highlights the importance of providing and maintaining safety systems to prevent foreseeable hazardous operations - skid steer loaders

  5. Heavy vehicles or trailers hitting or crushing workers

    Safety Alert

    This safety alert highlights the risks of workers being hit or crushed when working on heavy vehicles and trailers.

  6. Image of a hydraulic bulldozer piston excavator arm

    Hydraulic equipment and systems - hazards and safe practices for operation and maintenance

    Safety Alert

    This alert provides guidance to owners of hydraulic equipment, operators, and service technicians, as well as designers, manufacturers, suppliers and installers on the hazards and safe practices around the operation and maintenance of hydraulic equipment, or items of plant with a hydraulic system.

  7. Working with hot oil

    Safety Alert

    Working with hot oil can cause burns as well as slips, trips and falls. Watch this video safety alert for tips on how to avoid hot oil injuries in your workplace.

  8. Forklift load handling

    Safety Alert

    If you work with forklifts, watch this video for simple steps to handle loads safely.

  9. Guards and discs on angle grinders

    Safety Alert

    The purpose of this safety alert is to highlight the risks associated with removing guards and using incorrect discs on angle grinders.

  10. Working in extreme heat

    Safety Alert

    Watch our working in extreme heat video for simple tips on how to keep you and your workers safe.