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Miner Dies At Grasstree Mine Near Middlemount

7th May 2014 A miner has collapsed and died at Anglo American’s Grasstree Mine near Middlemount. An Anglo American spokesperson has confirmed that the incident happened yesterday and that operations have ceased while investigations are conducted. Co-workers tried to revive the employee, who was found collapsed underground, before bringing the employee to the surface where […]

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WA Henderson crane roll injures worker

15th May 2014 WorkSafe is investigating a second accident in three days involving cranes at the Australian Marine Complex, south of Fremantle. A 25-tonne crane toppled over on the Quill Way property just after 7:00am while being turned around. One of the workers was taken to Fremantle Hospital but his injuries are not life-threatening. WorkSafe […]

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Safe clean-up focus of WorkSafe inspectors’ Coast visit

1 May 2014 Cyclone Ita, which ravaged the West Coast recently, caused very few injuries and no fatalities.  WorkSafe New Zealand says that it is essential the clean-up doesn’t add to the injury list through the use of unsafe practices. WorkSafe’s Assessment Manager for Canterbury and the West Coast, Dave Hulston, says that his team […]

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NZ rebuild workers put safety first

12 May 2014 More than 350 Canterbury rebuild construction workers are spending the early hours of this morning learning about how to keep themselves and others from being seriously injured or killed while working around excavations. Excavations are a major component of the rebuild work and are one of WorkSafe’s top priority areas in Canterbury. […]

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Demolition increase highlights safety risk

16 April 2014 With residential demolitions in Christchurch set to increase between now and December, WorkSafe New Zealand is increasing its site inspections to ensure safety is a top priority. WorkSafe’s Canterbury Rebuild Health and Safety Programme Director, Kathryn Heiler, said today that she is concerned at the high hazard risk associated with demolition work. […]

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