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Drug Testing Standard Released after extensive consultation
7 months ago

Drug Testing Standard Released after extensive consultation

The requirement to manage risk in the workplace often calls up the need to undertake drug and alcohol testing, particularly in the industry of fuel wholesale, transport and retail.  There …
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Don’t risk the misuse of autogas on forecourts
1 year ago

Don’t risk the misuse of autogas on forecourts

By  •  Safety

The lure of a cheap refill of gas for leisure cylinder owners from autogas dispensers is both illegal and dangerous and service station owners are urged to be very vigilant …
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Insurance incident report November 2018
1 year ago

Insurance incident report November 2018

Gallagher has been ACAPMA’s insurance partner for more than 30 years. As a specialist broker for the fuel industry and convenience stores sector, Gallagher handles a large number of claims …
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Worker injured and fines issued after independent audit warned of hazardous substance risk
1 year ago

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

By  •  Safety

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 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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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