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Proposed WHS changes for diesel; Dust conviction; more

  • Proposed WHS changes expand diesel-emission duties in NSW;
  • Injury benefits increased for NSW volunteers and fatality victims; and
  • Employer convicted over absence of deadly-dust controls.

Fatality inquiry sends reminder on power tool dangers

A coronial inquiry into the death of a recently immigrated worker has highlighted the very real dangers faced by inexperienced workers and posed by power tools, particularly tools with unsafe modifications or faults.


Director failed to ensure company utilised WHS resources

A company director who failed to ensure his organisation provided fall prevention measures to height workers has become the third entity to be fined over a five-metre fall, while a regulator has expressed frustration after yet another employer was fined for forklift-related breaches.

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