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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Keep construction sites safe and secure this Christmas

    Ministerial Media Release

    The NSW Government is urging the construction industry to take simple precautions for a safe Christmas, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said.

  5. Audiometric testing exemption


    SafeWork NSW has issued a further one year exemption for the audiometric testing requirements of clause 58(2) of the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017 (the Reg).

  6. Worker seriously injured after company fails to provide training

    Ministerial Media Release

    A Roseville office fit-out company has been fined after a worker was seriously injured unloading glass panels, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said.

  7. Businesses told: protect young workers at Christmas

    Ministerial Media Release

    Local businesses are being urged to prioritise the safety of young workers in the lead-up to Christmas, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said.

  8. Manufacturer fined $180,000 after worker's fingers crushed, amputated

    Ministerial Media Release

    A Sydney metal packaging manufacturer has been fined $180,000 after one of its workers had three fingers crushed in a machine, Better Regulation Minister Matt Kean said.

  9. New code of practice for managing risks in stevedoring


    A code of practice, ‘Managing risks in stevedoring’, has been developed by Safe Work Australia to address the high rate of accidents and injuries in the stevedoring industry, where the rate of serious incidents is more than three times the average rate of all industries.

  10. Farmers urged to stay safe this festive season

    Ministerial Media Release

    Farmers and their families are being urged to stay safe this festive season, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said today.