Safety News

Queensland dairy farms audited for safety

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Forty-three per cent of Queensland dairies have no written WHS policy in place and fifteen per cent have only a verbal policy, audits by WorkCover have found.

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97 Deaths so far this year

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97 Australian workers killed in 2018  Latest figures from Safe Work Australia show 97 Australian workers have been killed at work in 2018. Safe Work Australia said the latest figures are based on initial media reports and are a preliminary estimate of the number of people killed while working. Transport, postal & warehousing industry has…

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A little about us

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Overview Independent Racking Inspections & Audits Pty Ltd (IRIA) completes over 2,000 racking inspections annually in 30 countries worldwide and has developed into one of the leading racking inspection businesses globally.  Our core purpose is to assist in contributing to safer working environments in and around steel storage racking and shelving. We are audited annually…

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15 New Inspectors graduated to begin task of keeping Victoria safe

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New inspectors to boost workplace safety Fifteen new inspectors who graduated from a 17-week training program last week will begin the task of keeping Victorians safe and healthy at work this month. The new inspectors will assist WorkSafe to carry out more than 45,000 workplace inspections each year. WorkSafe Chief Executive Clare Amies and Member…

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Worksafe ACT Issues almost 250 improvement and prohibition notices

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WorkSafe ACT has issued almost 250 improvement and prohibition notices, 23 infringement notices totalling over $80,000, enforceable undertakings of more than $700,000 during 3,854 workplace visits across Canberra in the past year. ACT Work Safety Commissioner Greg Jones said there had also been two successful prosecutions and a number of significant charges laid, including the…

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