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16 September 2021
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Quarterly safety report - April to June 2021 

The Quarterly Safety Report for April to June 2021 has been released to assist industry improve safety management systems and undertake risk assessments at their sites.

The report details incidents and trends relating to hazard management, in addition to sector-specific information.

In this quarter, total incident notifications received by principal hazard were down from 186 to 166. This figure has now fallen below the quarterly average (183) for the previous four quarters.

Read the report here

Quarterly safety report

Worker seriously injured after falling into conveyor chute

We have issued an Investigation Information Release about an incident on 10 August 2021 at an open cut mineral mine at Young, NSW that caused serious injuries to a worker. 

The incident at the Thuddungra Mine occurred when a worker fell into a conveyor chute and was almost entirely covered by rocks fed by an adjacent hopper. 

The worker sustained rib fractures and internal injuries. The report is available on our Investigation Reports page

Read the report

August business activities report 

The monthly business activities report for August 2021 is now available.

The report provides a summary of our regulatory activities last month including our publications and alerts, safety notifications, mining authorisation activities, as well as our targeted assessment program. 

Read the report

Guide to managing the risks of elevating work platforms

Safe Work Australia has developed guidance for managing the risks of elevating work platforms (EWPs).

The Safe Work Australia guide explains the process of identifying and managing the hazards associated with EWPs in the workplace.

Download the guide to managing the risks of elevating work platforms from the Safe Work Australia website

Safe Work Australia guide
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