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Worker injured and fines issued after independent audit warned of hazardous substance risk
1 month ago

Worker injured and fines issued after independent audit warned of hazardous substance risk

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In a recent case before a WA court, a business has plead guilty to a series of safety breaches that resulted in serious injury to an employee due to a …
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Staff Safety in the face of boycotts
1 month ago

Staff Safety in the face of boycotts

By  •  Safety

With the recent social media calls for boycotts of service stations there is growing concern within the industry for the safety of staff. In light of the calls for violence, …
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Spate of suspected fatigue-related incidents as new Chain of Responsibility legislation beckons
2 months ago

Spate of suspected fatigue-related incidents as new Chain of Responsibility legislation beckons

A spate of vehicle incidents that may have been caused by fatigue are a stark reminder for businesses in the fuel and dangerous goods sector to get their house in …
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Worker awarded damages after underground petrol tank fire
3 months ago

Worker awarded damages after underground petrol tank fire

A man has been awarded several hundred thousand dollars in damages after being seriously burnt while working on an underground petrol tank in Canberra’s north.

Phillip Raymond D’Arcy suffered burns …
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Two trucks collide at Gore Highway roadworks site
6 months ago

Two trucks collide at Gore Highway roadworks site

Two truck drivers escaped uninjured after the B-doubles collided at roadworks southwest of Toowoomba last night.

Initial reports suggest one of the heavy vehicles rear-ended the other which had been …
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Car ploughs into servo during morning coffee run
6 months ago

Car ploughs into servo during morning coffee run

A morning coffee run has ended in disaster after a driver ploughed through the front of a service station.

It’s believed the 71-year-old Sydney woman lost control of …
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Gallagher sounds airfields warning
6 months ago

Gallagher sounds airfields warning

Principals and sub-contractors that fail to make sure they are adequately insured for any work undertaken that involves airfields and aircraft are risking massive exposures, according to ACAPMA’s insurance partner …
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Boy used toy gun to hold up Gold Coast service station, police allege
6 months ago

Boy used toy gun to hold up Gold Coast service station, police allege

A boy has been charged with armed robbery after allegedly holding up a Gold Coast service station with a toy gun.

The 13-year-old entered the 7-Eleven at Upper …
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Man bought five litres of fuel moments before a car was set alight in Seaford
6 months ago

Man bought five litres of fuel moments before a car was set alight in Seaford

A MAN was seen on CCTV buying five litres of fuel moments before a car was set alight nearby.

About 11.15pm on February 16 an unregistered Nissan Skyline was destroyed …
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Driver very apologetic after slapping favourite petrol pump
7 months ago

Driver very apologetic after slapping favourite petrol pump

STROPPY and frustrated when his favourite petrol bowser was slow to deliver the needed ingredient to his car, Joel Way gave the bowser a hard slap.

The slap landed him …
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