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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. SafeWork cracks down on unsafe tradies as Asbestos Awareness Week kicks off

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW has reminded tradies to use proper safety measures at work as Asbestos Awareness Week kicks off in NSW.

  4. 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.

  5. Business cops fine after workplace explosion

    Ministerial Media Release

    A Wagga Wagga business and its director have been fined $200,000 after a man suffered severe burns in an explosion at a Tatton property.

  6. Farmers reminded of auger safety during harvest season

    Ministerial Media Release

    Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean today urged farmers to be vigilant when working with and around augers during the current grain harvest season.

  7. Construction company fined over worker’s spinal injuries

    Ministerial Media Release

    A Sydney construction company has been fined $300,000 for failing to properly manage a faulty gate which fell on a worker, fracturing her lower spine and pelvis, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said.

  8. Business leaders pledge support for mentally healthy workplaces

    Ministerial Media Release

    The leaders of some of NSW’s biggest businesses will today commit to significantly improving mental health in their workplaces.

  9. Lidcombe business fined $300,000 over worker’s death

    Ministerial Media Release

    A Lidcombe business has been fined $300,000 – and its director fined a further $60,000 – after a worker was killed in an excavator incident, the Minister responsible for SafeWork NSW, Matt Kean said today.

  10. NSW Government hosts mental health summit

    Ministerial Media Release

    The NSW Government will today host a Mentally Healthy Workplaces Summit as part of its long-term plan to improve mental health in workplaces across the state.