- MUA presses cargo safety overhaul
The Maritime Union of Australia last week called for urgent reform to maritime safety following the recent death of Queensland dock worker Brad Gray.
- Antarctic ATV ‘jollies’ raise safety concerns
A report into the use of all terrain vehicles by workers from the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) has revealed that workers had a culture of dangerous “thrill riding”.
- Honey maker cops $138k for ATV death
New Zealand honey maker P.A. and S.C Steens Limited was fined $78,000 after a beekeeper without experience operating an all terrain vehicle was killed when it overturned.
- Heidelberg Vic issued 105 improvement notices
A safety campaign in early March by WorkSafe Victoria resulted in 105 improvement notices being issued to businesses in Melbourne suburb Heidelberg.
- Safety Awards
Nominations for The Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission’s (SRCC) 2010 awards opened this week.
- SA convicts on hand and arm injuries
Three South Australian businesses were recently fined and convicted by Magistrate Michael Ardlie for separate hand and arm injuries.