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INDIA:  Man throws snake at owner after petrol pump refuses to give fuel in a can
16 hours ago

INDIA: Man throws snake at owner after petrol pump refuses to give fuel in a can

In a bizarre incident, a customer threw a snake inside the cabin of a petrol-pump owner after he refused to give him fuel in a can. The shocking incident took …
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SPAIN:  Massive Explosion Rips Through Spanish Petrol Station Injuring Four, Two Seriously
16 hours ago

SPAIN: Massive Explosion Rips Through Spanish Petrol Station Injuring Four, Two Seriously

Emergency services are still at the scene of the Petrol station in Cartagena that was ripped apart by a massive explosion

According to early reports, the theory is that scheduled …
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Aggression is Not On – Managing customer aggression onsite
3 months ago

Aggression is Not On – Managing customer aggression onsite

Keep calm, keep your distance and keep smiling.  This is the advice to the nation in the face of COVID-19, and Australians have a lot to be proud of in …
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HR Highlight:  COVID-19 – Keeping Customers and Staff Safe
4 months ago

HR Highlight: COVID-19 – Keeping Customers and Staff Safe

All businesses are coming to grips with what COVID-19 means for them and how they are required to respond.  The focus is on keeping the community safe.  The strongest weapon …
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Drug Testing Standard Released after extensive consultation
1 year 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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 years 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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