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Angle grinder explodes old petrol tank during demolition
12 hours ago

Angle grinder explodes old petrol tank during demolition

A construction company managing director has received a suspended sentence after an employee suffered severe burns on a site in Swynecombe, Oxfordshire.

Milton Keynes Magistrates Court heard how managing director …
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South Africa:  Two injured, cars crushed as service station canopy collapses
7 days ago

South Africa: Two injured, cars crushed as service station canopy collapses

Two men escaped serious injury when the roof of a filling station collapsed on three vehicles in Sharpeville on Friday.

ER24 reported the injured men were at the filling …
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South Africa:  Explosion at Verulam petrol station ‘sends passenger flying’
1 week ago

South Africa: Explosion at Verulam petrol station ‘sends passenger flying’

A Verulam resident was overwhelmingly lucky to escape uninjured – and, somehow, still alive – after he was caught up in a ‘huge explosion’ captured on CCTV at a local petrol station.


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Safety Spotlight:  Retail Best Practice Guides coming soon
3 weeks ago

Safety Spotlight: Retail Best Practice Guides coming soon

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA

ACAPMA has a long history of engaging with governments and Regulators to understand the requirements in the industry, and synthesizing this information into guidance for members and the industry. ACAPMAs …
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Woman on fire at petrol station saved hero passer-by
3 weeks ago

Woman on fire at petrol station saved hero passer-by

THIS is the horrifying moment a hero passer-by rescued a woman on fire by whipping his shirt off to douse the flames.

Shocking footage shows the woman running around a …
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Grim find in drunk driver’s car after crash at Melbourne petrol station
4 weeks ago

Grim find in drunk driver’s car after crash at Melbourne petrol station

A driver has been caught trying to flee the scene of a crash in their car filled with empty vodka and wine bottles in Melbourne this week.

Police were called …
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Chaos, horror as fuel tanker explodes after collision
4 weeks ago

Chaos, horror as fuel tanker explodes after collision

BURI RAM: A tanker carrying 40,000 litres of fuel crashed into the rear of an 18-wheel trailer truck and exploded in flames, setting fire to nearby buildings and vehicles and …
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Toyota Australia recalls vehicles due to fuel pumps
1 month ago

Toyota Australia recalls vehicles due to fuel pumps

Toyota Australia has today announced that it will initiate an expansion of a safety recall previously announced on 4th March 2020. The additional models involve 26,367 Camry (incl. hybrid), Corolla, …
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NIGERIA:  Petrol tanker explodes at filling station in Ogba
1 month ago

NIGERIA: Petrol tanker explodes at filling station in Ogba

A petrol-loaded tanker has exploded along Ajayi road, Ogba area in Lagos.

The incident, which was confirmed by Nairametrics’ staff, occurred on Tuesday morning, at Yerevan petrol station along Ajayi …
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Industrial Manslaughter offence introduced in WA
1 month ago

Industrial Manslaughter offence introduced in WA

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA

Changes to the WA OHS laws have introduced Industrial Manslaughter as an offence.

The WA Work Health and Safety Bill 2019 was passed by the lower house on 22/10/2020 and …
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