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$450,000 fine over front end loader tragedy

$450,000 fine over front end loader tragedy A Melbourne waste recycling company has been convicted and fined $450,000 over the death of an employee who was struck by the bucket of a 20-tonne front end loader. Resource Recovery Victoria Pty Ltd (‘RRV’) pleaded guilty in the County Court of Victoria on 31 March to two […]

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‘Managing’ WHS Risks, Not ‘Mitigating’ Them

Taking the Next Step….’Managing’  WHS Risks, Not ‘Mitigating’ Them Dr Paul Johnston – Lead Consultant & Facilitator, Safety Dimensions We use the WHS risk management cycle on a daily basis. However, in many instances, we only consider the overt management issues, and fail to account for the unseen issues that underlie the implementation of WHS […]

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Are we legislating for accidents?

Are we legislating and managing for accidents? Observations of a safety professional. Dr Paul Johnston – Lead Consultant & Facilitator Safety Dimensions. WHS legislation and management frameworks are intended to jointly define a systematic means by which we keep ourselves and others safe. Although this notion is fine in theory, and constitutes the cornerstone of […]

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