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  1. 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.

  2. New code of practice for managing risks in stevedoring

    Notice

    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.

  3. Stay safe in the heat – top tips for workers and bosses

    Ministerial Media Release

    Workers are being reminded to take care as summer temperatures are predicted to soar across Sydney today, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said.

  4. Electrical hazards when working in ceiling spaces

    Safety Alert

    This alert reminds both electrical and non-electrical workers of the risks of electric shock when entering ceiling spaces of properties. Electric shock arising from contact with damaged or exposed energised (live) wiring or equipment could lead to serious injury or death.

  5. Blue Mountains Council investigated over asbestos management

    Ministerial Media Release

    SafeWork NSW has launched a full investigation into asbestos management practices at Blue Mountains City Council, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean announced today.

  6. Thornleigh builder in court after worker suffers traumatic brain injury

    Ministerial Media Release

    A Thornleigh builder has been fined $75,000 after a carpenter suffered serious brain injuries when he fell through an unprotected stairwell void, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said.

  7. New world-class work health and safety research centre opens

    Ministerial Media Release

    A new world-class research centre that will help reduce deaths and serious injuries in NSW workplaces will officially open its doors today, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said.

  8. Uncontrolled movement of vehicles

    Safety Alert

    This alert reminds persons working with vehicles of the risks associated with the uncontrolled movement of vehicles.

  9. Company fined $60,000 after workers injured in explosion

    Ministerial Media Release

    A chemical distribution company in Sydney’s west has been fined $60,000 for failing to protect its workers after they were injured in a worksite explosion and fire, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said today.

  10. Moama manufacturer fined after worker suffers spinal injuries

    Ministerial Media Release

    A Moama houseboat manufacturer has been fined $61,500 after a worker suffered severe injuries when he fell onto concrete while working on a roof.