Workers suffer unexpected & severe chemical burns

Chemical safety

SafeWork NSW has released a safety alert after workers suffered severe chemical burns to their feet whilst cleaning chemical spills in restaurant and hotel kitchens in two separate incidents. On both occasions the workers did not notice the caustic chemicals soaking into their footwear (casual soft soled shoes) and socks and it was not until […]

SafeWork NSW – New video safety alert

In the last five years SafeWork NSW has investigated 21 incidents involving workers being injured whilst unpacking shipping containers.  Three of these workers were killed. SafeWork NSW has just released a new video safety alert Unpacking shipping containers which is aimed at reducing serious injuries and fatalities in the workplace by demonstrating basic controls that […]