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  1. Commercial transport of recalled Samsung Galaxy Note7 mobile phones

    Safety Alert

    This alert highlights potential risks associated with the commercial transport of recalled Samsung Galaxy Note7 mobile phones containing defective lithium ion batteries. It details how the goods must be packed, labelled and transported.

  2. Servicing refrigerant systems

    Safety Alert

    This alert highlights potential risks associated with the servicing of refrigerant systems.

  3. Erecting, climbing and dismantling tower cranes.

    Safety Alert

    This safety alert highlights the risks associated with erecting, climbing or dismantling tower cranes.

  4. Mobile elevating work platforms used in orchards

    Safety Alert

    This safety alert reminds owners and operators of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) to be aware of the machine’s capabilities and always operate within its limits.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. 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.