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  1. Excavation work safety warning

    We're reminding businesses and workers about the dangers of excavation work following two recent serious trench collapse incidents.

  2. Falls from flatbed trucks and trailers – safety alert

    Safety Alert

    An experienced truck driver died when he fell from a trailer during loading.

  3. Border construction sites under the microscope

    Media Release

    WorkCover NSW is contacting construction employers in the Wentworth region to alert them that a week of concentrated worksite visits will begin next Monday

  4. Postgrad scholarships awarded to insurance high-performers

    Media Release

    Five insurance industry professionals have been awarded scholarships in the 2015 round of WorkCover’s Personal Injury Management Scholarships Program, Executive Director of WorkCover Insurance, John Nagle, announced today.

  5. Repeat offender convicted of illegal fireworks offences

    Media Release

    A regional NSW man has received a nine month suspended sentence and 250 hours of community service for storing and carelessly handling unauthorised fireworks.

  6. 2015 SafeWork Awards now open

    Media Release

    WorkCover NSW is calling for businesses across the state to showcase their commitment to workplace safety and submit an entry in the 2015 WorkCover NSW SafeWork Awards.

  7. On the spot fines for safety breaches

    Media Release

    From today, WorkCover NSW safety inspectors will have new powers to issue on the spot fines to any individual or business that appoints an unlicensed asbestos removalist.

  8. All workers on s457 visas entitled to workers comp

    Media Release

    WorkCover is reminding businesses about their obligations to provide workers compensation policies for employees working under a section 457 visa.

  9. Falling from heights at waste management facilities

    Media Release

    This alert highlights the potential risks of falling from a height at a waste management facility such as a landfill, waste transfer station or resource recovery centre.

  10. Weekly update - Independent Investigation into Loose-Fill Asbestos

    Media Release

    Testing for the Heads of Asbestos Coordination Authorities (HACA) independent investigation into loose-fill asbestos in NSW has identified no additional properties containing loose fill asbestos insulation over the past week.

  11. WorkCover making Cessnock and Kurri Kurri safer

    Media Release

    WorkCover is bringing its Safer Communities, Safer Towns event to Cessnock and Kurri Kurri to provide free work health and safety advice to the community.