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  1. Property owner’s $9,000 clean-up bill leads to asbestos safety warning

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW is urging homeowners to ensure they take the necessary safety precautions after the owner of a Sefton property was left with a $9,000 asbestos clean-up bill when an unlicensed handyman demolished a garage at his property.

  2. Horse safety workshops

    Event

    Register onlineYou can also contact the local SafeWork office or email horsecode@safework.nsw.gov.au.

  3. Workshops to improve safety in horse industries

    Media Release

    The NSW Government will host a number of safety workshops across the state aimed at reducing horse-related injuries and fatalities among novice and beginner riders.

  4. National major hazard facilities forum - 6 March

    Notice

    SafeWork NSW is hosting the 2018 national major hazard facilities forum on 6 March at ANZ Stadium in Sydney.

  5. New prosecution guidelines

    Notice

    The SafeWork NSW Prosecution Guidelines have been updated and streamlined.

  6. New enforceable undertakings guidelines

    Notice

    The Enforceable Undertakings (EU) Guidelines have been updated following a comprehensive review by an external consultant in 2017, involving targeted consultation with key stakeholders (internal and external).  These guidelines commenced January 2018.

  7. Make safety a priority in the shearing shed: SafeWork NSW

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW has urged farmers and sheep shearers to review shearing shed safety following an incident in November 2017 where a 20-year-old female suffered serious head injuries at Gulargambone.

  8. Unpacking glass sheets

    Safety Alert

    This safety alert reminds people who handle packs of glass sheets not to rely on the packaging to support the contents when the package is being lifted or opened.

  9. SafeWork NSW launches Consultation@Work toolkit

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW has today launched a one stop shop online toolkit designed to help improve work health and safety consultation practices in NSW workplaces.

  10. Government cracks down on dangerous use of gas appliances in NSW restaurants

    Ministerial Media Release

    The Government is cracking down on dodgy operators using portable gas appliances dangerously in NSW restaurants, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said.