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Independent Incident Investigations

USSA Global Consultants specialise in Independent Incident Investigations. USSA ensures comprehensive investigations are undertaken and that the necessary corrective actions are identified so as to reduce the likelihood of it’s reoccurrence and injury. As Independent Incident Investigators, USSA help you ensure you are meeting your statutory obligations and it demonstrates your commitment to workplace safety […]

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The Importance of Reporting Events, Hazards and Near Misses

Most people understand reporting events, hazards and near misses are extremely important but most of us don’t want to for a variety of reasons. A few of these reasons may include: You don’t really believe the event or hazard you saw is really that significant and is not worth the time and effort to report […]

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Common Workplace Hazards for Office Workers

There are many workplace hazards that can be found around the typical Australian office. Poor posture when working at a computer along with excessive time spent in an office chair can cause physical injury to an employee’s arms, neck and shoulders. Eye strain is another commonly reported injury. Computers also pose a threat in the […]

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Fertiliser Company Fined Over Employee Finger Loss

29 August 2014 Ravensdown Fertiliser Co-operative Limited has been fined $33,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $5,000 after an employee’s hand was pulled into a machine in its Napier packing plant. In November 2013, Ravensdown storeperson Jackson Hawea, had the little finger on his left hand amputated to the first knuckle after it got […]

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Company pleads guilty over Pilbara mine death

Tuesday, 12 August 2014  Crushing Services International Pty Ltd (CSI) has entered a guilty plea in the Department of Mines and Petroleum’s prosecution related to the death of a Pilbara mine worker on 14 August last year. The matter was heard yesterday in South Hedland before Magistrate Potter. Mr Kurt Williams, a contracted electrician with […]

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WA WorkSafe Offices relocated to Cannington

August 2014  Over the next few months, the majority of the Department of Commerce divisions will be relocating, starting with WorkSafe on 15 August. From Monday 18th of August, WorkSafe will be located at the Mason Bird Building, 303 Sevenoaks Street, Cannington. If you have any questions or need further information, call 1300 307 8771300 307 877 […]

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Worksafe: WA model WHS legislation on its way

August 2014  On 12 August 2014, the Minister for Commerce, Hon Michael Mischin MLC announced that a Western Australian version of the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) bill would be introduced shortly into State Parliament.  This will be in the form of a green bill, which will be released for a consultation period of three […]

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