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WorkSafe VIC COVID Blitz
6 days ago

WorkSafe VIC COVID Blitz

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA, COVID-19

A four week safety blitz has been announced by WorkSafe Victoria, targeting Authorised Workplaces including Essential Services and Construction.

As workplace cases in Melbourne increase regulators are on high alert …
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Why You Should NEVER Wear Gloves At Gas / Petrol Station!
2 weeks ago

Why You Should NEVER Wear Gloves At Gas / Petrol Station!

People are so worried about the Delta variant that they are wearing gloves at the gas / petrol station.

When the COVID-19 pandemic first started, gas / petrol pumps were …
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Tags to be fitted to electric cars in Queensland designed to avoid first responders getting shock
3 weeks ago

Tags to be fitted to electric cars in Queensland designed to avoid first responders getting shock

Eugene Reichmann believes the risk of his new electric car electrocuting someone is likely to be very low.

Key points:

  • Queensland’s 35,000 electric and …
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Tesla electric cars less likely to catch fire than petrol cars – report
4 weeks ago

Tesla electric cars less likely to catch fire than petrol cars – report

Tesla cars catching fire have made news around the world. Now the company claims it’s all smoke and mirrors – and that petrol-powered vehicles are more prone to burst into …
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3 businesses fined over $40,000 for allowing unvaccinated workers onsite
4 weeks ago

3 businesses fined over $40,000 for allowing unvaccinated workers onsite

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA, COVID-19

In the first breaches of Public Health Order vaccine mandates three businesses were fined over the weekend for allowing workers onsite that did not meet the vaccination mandates that are …
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Man arrested after fiery explosion at a Fitzroy service station
1 month ago

Man arrested after fiery explosion at a Fitzroy service station

Two men are lucky to have escaped serious injury after an explosion and fire ripped through a Fitzroy service station overnight.

A man burst into the service station on Victoria …
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Worker dragged to safety as Fitzroy petrol station fire explodes
1 month ago

Worker dragged to safety as Fitzroy petrol station fire explodes

A Melbourne service station attendant has been dragged to safety after an alleged fire bug set his shop on fire.

Police allege a man entered the Liberty service …
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Goulburn Fire Station crew clean up Goulburn’s Caltex Service Station diesel spill
1 month ago

Goulburn Fire Station crew clean up Goulburn’s Caltex Service Station diesel spill

Goulburn Fire Station crew members were quick to clean up a truck diesel spill at the Caltex Service Station on Goldsmith Street.

Goulburn Fire Station captain Darrell Law said a …
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Case Review:  Policy valid, procedure makes dismissal unfair
1 month ago

Case Review: Policy valid, procedure makes dismissal unfair

In a timely reminder that good policies and a valid reason for termination do not automatically make a dismissal fair.  In fact a good policy and a valid reason for …
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SafeWork NSW COVID Blitz
1 month ago

SafeWork NSW COVID Blitz

Retailers across Greater Sydney are on notice that they can expect a visit from SafeWork NSW to check that they are complying with the Public Health Orders and the Duty …
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