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  1. Make safety a priority in the shearing shed: SafeWork NSW

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW has urged farmers and sheep shearers to review shearing shed safety following an incident in November 2017 where a 20-year-old female suffered serious head injuries at Gulargambone.

  2. SafeWork NSW issues ladder safety warning

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW has issued a reminder to NSW businesses to work safely with ladders after one worker was killed and four were seriously injured in falls over the past two months.

  3. Musculoskeletal disorders symposium 2018


    Join us on 8-9 November in Sydney at our Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) Symposium where we will share research and ideas about best-practice approaches to managing hazardous manual tasks and prevention of MSDs in the workplace

  4. Consultation @ Work conference 2018 - registration now open


  5. North Shore man fined $16,500 for causing tree felling incident

    Media Release

    A North Shore landscaper has been fined $16,500 for not having appropriate safe work systems in place when felling two Tallowwood trees that caused $130,000 worth of damage to a neighbouring house.

  6. Falls the focus of Cross Border safety program

    Media Release

    A joint inspection blitz by WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork NSW will focus on preventing falls on construction sites in the Echuca Moama region.

  7. Fire hazards & containment netting

    Safety Alert

    This safety alert reminds people of the fire hazards associated with containment netting or equivalent used in the construction industry, and the measures that should be implemented to control the associated risks.

  8. Driving down deaths in construction industry

    Ministerial Media Release

    A new plan has been launched today to reduce deaths and accidents in the NSW construction industry.

  9. Quad bike safety gets (virtual) reality check

    Ministerial Media Release

    Farmers will now be able to experience quad bike safety on a whole new level, with the NSW Government today unveiling an innovative virtual reality training experience.

  10. SafeWork NSW urges farmers to stay safe during Farm Safety Week

    Media Release

    SafeWork NSW is urging farmers to take a few minutes to think about their health and safety during national Farm Safety Week.