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Fuel Industry Safety Forum
4 months ago

Fuel Industry Safety Forum

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA

ACAPMA will be facilitating the first of the Fuel Industry Safety Forums for the year in April 2021. Kicking off in Sydney the Fuel Industry Safety Forums are an opportunity …
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CFA on scene at Heathcote BP as gas build causes explosion
4 months ago

CFA on scene at Heathcote BP as gas build causes explosion

The Country Fire Authority is investigating the explosion at the BP Truck Stop in Heathcote.

It was called in to emergency services just after 9am on Thursday with reports saying …
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60 to 100 litres of fuel spill at Biloela petrol station
4 months ago

60 to 100 litres of fuel spill at Biloela petrol station

Three firefighting crews were called to a petrol station on the Burnett Highway.

More than 60 litres of fuel was spilt at a Biloela petrol station on Wednesday night.

Three …
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Case Review:  Good training records overturns negligence claim
4 months ago

Case Review: Good training records overturns negligence claim

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA, Training

A recent case has again highlighted the importance of not just training staff in the risks, hazards and controls associated with their work, but to also keep meticulous records of …
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COR first…consignor charged for safety breaches
4 months ago

COR first…consignor charged for safety breaches

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA

In a first since the introduction of the legislation in 2018 a consignor has been charged with breaches to the National Heavy Vehicle Chain of Responsibility Laws following an accident …
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USA: fire at Cornelius ethanol fuel facility likely started by static
4 months ago

USA: fire at Cornelius ethanol fuel facility likely started by static

CORNELIUS, Ore. — After interviewing employees, fire investigators believe the blaze at an ethanol fuel facility in Cornelius started by static, Forest Grove Fire & Rescue said.

Officials said employees …
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Safety Alert for tank maintenance
5 months ago

Safety Alert for tank maintenance

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA

Following a tank fire incident in 2019 triggered while workers were cutting a diesel tank with an oxy torch and a similar recent incident that resulted in a fatality, Worksafe …
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Workplace Safety Warning issues for eCigarettes after explosion
5 months ago

Workplace Safety Warning issues for eCigarettes after explosion

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has issued a Safety Bulletin following the severe injury of an employee onsite after an e-cigarette battery ignited in the mine employees pocket …
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Over-height vehicle rips into servo canopy
5 months ago

Over-height vehicle rips into servo canopy

It took hours for emergency services to clear away debris from a truck crash on Monday night at the northbound service station on the M1, just past Wyong.

A truck …
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Arncliffe fuel spill leads to traffic diversions, resident evacuation
5 months ago

Arncliffe fuel spill leads to traffic diversions, resident evacuation

Residents have been evacuated from at least 20 homes in Sydney’s south after a truck crashed into two cars causing fuel to spill onto a major road.

A fuel tanker …
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