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12 May 2017
Aged care safety audit
SafeWork SA inspectors are set to audit residential aged care facilities in an effort to reduce the risk of worker injuries caused by manual handling tasks.
Aged care safety audit12 May 2017 (PDF 77kb)
9 May 2017
KFC convicted for safety breach
A KFC outlet at Eastwood has been convicted and fined over an incident in which a young worker suffered burns to nine per cent of his body.
KFC convicted for safety breach9 May 2017 (PDF 98kb)
5 May 2017
Enforceable Undertaking: Morgan Sawmill Jamestown
SafeWork SA has accepted an enforceable undertaking by Morgan Sawmill Jamestown, estimated to cost about $140,000, in relation to two offences under the Work Health and Safety Act 2012.
Enforceable Undertaking: Morgan Sawmill Jamestown5 May 2017 (PDF 93kb)
2 May 2017
New minimum training standard for elevating work platforms
South Australia has introduced a new minimum standard of training to reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities for workers using elevating work platforms.
New minimum training standard for elevating work platforms2 May 2017 (PDF 85kb)
28 April 2017
Service to honour lost workers
Today's International Workers' Memorial Day service in Adelaide will commemorate South Australians who died as a result of their work.
Service to honour lost workers28 April 2017 (PDF 94kb)
16 April 2017
Saxon Energy Services convicted for safety breach
Saxon Energy Services Australia has been convicted and fined over an incident in which two workers were injured on a drilling rig platform.
Saxon Energy Services convicted for safety breach16 APril 2017 (PDF 96kb)
30 March 2017
Daylight saving ends this weekend
Daylight saving in South Australia comes to an end at 3am this Sunday, 2 April.
SafeWork SA advises turning clocks back one hour before going to bed on Saturday night.
Daylight saving ends this weekend30 March 2017 (PDF 69kb)
14 March 2017
Helping the South East reduce work safety risks
SafeWork SA is taking its workplace safety message to Lucindale this weekend at the South East Field Days.
Helping the South East reduce work safety risks14 March 2017 (PDF 75kb)
10 March 2017
Awards aimed at improving health and safety for women at work
International Women's Day this week marked the launch of SafeWork SA's Augusta Zadow Awards seeking initiatives to improve women's health and safety at work.
Awards aimed at improving health and safety for women at work10 March 2017 (PDF 74kb)
16 February, 2017
Working on farm safety
SafeWork SA has joined forces with Primary Producers SA (PPSA) to deliver practical work health and safety workshops for farmers, who have the highest work fatality rate in Australia.
Working on farm safety16 February 2017 (PDF 86kb)
9 February 2017
Festival season - making work health and safety a priority
SafeWork SA is working with major event organisers to help them ensure the safety of workers and patrons during Adelaide's major festival season.
Festival season - making work health and safety a priority9 February 2017 (PDF 74kb)
7 February 2017
Enforceable Undertaking: SRG Building (Southern) Pty Ltd
SafeWork SA has accepted an enforceable undertaking by SRG Building (Southern) Pty Ltd in relation to the incident that led to the death of Mr Jorge Castillo-Riffo at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital construction site on 27 November 2014.
Enforceable Undertaking: SRG Building (Southern) Pty Ltd7 February 2017 (PDF 77kb)