Mixed reaction to mandatory rollover protection for ATVs

Mixed reaction to mandatory rollover protection for ATVs

WORKSAFE Victoria's push to have crush protection devices fitted to all farm quad bikes has prompted...

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26 FEBRUARY 2016
Inspection program looks at road freight transport

Inspection program looks at road freight transport

A WORKSAFE Western Australia proactive inspection program will look at safety issues in the road freight...

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25 NOVEMBER 2015
Training could quell quad bike danger

Training could quell quad bike danger

Quad bikes continue to pose a serious risk to users, with fatalities not subsiding. Jessica Strauss investigates....

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30 OCTOBER 2015
Quad bike deaths prompt warning of dangers

Quad bike deaths prompt warning of dangers

THREE quad bike deaths in Western Australia so far this year have prompted a joint warning from Consumer...

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05 OCTOBER 2015
Proper servicing maximises productivity and safety

Proper servicing maximises productivity and safety

WITH its combination of hazards and work context, farming can be dangerous.

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15 MAY 2015
Agriculture action plan provides work safety information

Agriculture action plan provides work safety information

WESTERN Australian based WorkSafe has released a document aimed at helping the agriculture sector to...

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23 MARCH 2015
Don't forget your hat

Don't forget your hat

FARMERS are often out in the summer heat and it is often unavoidable.

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16 DECEMBER 2013
WA machinery hire companies in spotlight

WA machinery hire companies in spotlight

WORKSAFE's recent inspection program of the heavy machinery and scaffolding hire industry has revealed...

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29 NOVEMBER 2013
Make safety a priority during harvest

Make safety a priority during harvest

WORKSAFE is reminding those in the agriculture sector to work safely during harvesting operations.

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15 NOVEMBER 2013
Many truck sleeping berths found to be inadequate

Many truck sleeping berths found to be inadequate

SAFETY concerns have prompted WorkSafe Western Australia to take a close look at sleeper cabs in trucks...

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23 OCTOBER 2013