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Eaton Quicklag earth leakage circuit breaker product recall

20 Feb 2017 | Electrical Safety Office

A range of Eaton Quicklag ELQ-TW earth leakage circuit breakers (RCBOs) have been recalled by the suppliers due to risk of electrical fire.

Date issued: 16 Feb 2017

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Steel company fined after semi-trailer driver falls while unloading

A steel company has been fined $40,000 for failing to ensure safety after a truck driver fell from his trailer while unloading steel at Pinkenba in 2014.

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Brisbane plumbing company fined $40,000 for failure to supervise young worker

Failure to properly supervise a 15-year-old plumbing apprentice has been a hard lesson for a small inner city plumbing contractor, who recently pleaded guilty to breaching work health and safety laws.

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Electrical prosecutions and disciplinary actions

02 Feb 2017 | Electrical Safety Office

The consequences of unsafe or unlicensed electrical work can be tragic. The Electrical Safety Office will prosecute and take disciplinary action against offenders who breach legislation.

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WorkCover Queensland celebrates 20th anniversary

01 Feb 2017 | WorkCover Queensland
Topics: Insurance

WorkCover Queensland today celebrates its 20th anniversary, recognising the important contribution the workers’ compensation scheme makes each year to over 150,000 Queensland businesses and their injured workers.

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eSAFE Rural - January 2017

In this edition: Road rule changes for quad bikes and utility off-road vehicles; Drought Wellbeing Service assists people with mental health concerns; Be sun and heat safe in 2017; Farm business fined $125,000 following quad bike death; Hazardous chemicals labelling and container disposal; and much more.

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$180,000 fine is a stark reminder for employers taking on young Queenslanders

As thousands of youngsters kick start their careers, a recent case in the Ipswich Magistrates Court is a stark reminder of the responsibilities employers have with new starters.

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