Customer Service media releases

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NSW Fair Trading inspecting knockdown rebuild sites

31 Aug 2023

NSW Fair Trading Building Inspectors have started a five-day compliance operation in north-west NSW, checking tradespeople are appropriately licensed and work is being done to the appropriate standards.

Silica and falls the focus of construction blitz

16 Aug 2023

Reducing the risk of falls from height and exposure to crystalline silica dust are the focus of WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork NSW as they team up for the latest cross border construction blitz in Yarrawonga-Mulwala next week.

SafeWork inspectors to target Sydney manufacturers and machine safety

15 Aug 2023

SafeWork NSW Inspectors will be across metropolitan Sydney this week targetting risks associated with moving plant and machinery often found in workshops, warehouses and manufacturing plants.

Roofing company fined after worker seriously injured

15 Feb 2023

Parrish Group NSW Pty Ltd has been fined $300,000 after a worker was seriously injured falling from a roof in Kembla Grange near Wollongong in March 2020.

NSW Fair Trading, SafeWork NSW inspectors visit Mid North Coast

15 Feb 2023

NSW Fair Trading and SafeWork NSW are visiting the State’s Mid North Coast this week to conduct safety inspections of residential building worksites.

New safety laws for food delivery riders start today

31 Jan 2023

SafeWork NSW are reminding food delivery riders to adhere to the new safety laws that begin today, otherwise it could prove costly.

Don't be shocked: SafeWork electrical blitz

31 Jan 2023

SafeWork NSW Inspectors are jump-starting 2023 with an electrical compliance operation to increase the safety and awareness of electrical hazards on worksites.

Crackdown on illegal fireworks on Australia Day

30 Jan 2023

The NSW Government is warning residents to avoid turning their Australia Day into a fizzer by ensuring they do not buy or set off fireworks.

Company found guilty of safety failures

22 Jan 2023

A Sydney company has been convicted and fined $618,750 after two subcontracted workers without training or safety gear fell when instructed to work at height on a demolition site.

Logistics company fined $450,000 following worker death

19 Jan 2023

Autocare Services Pty Ltd has been fined in the District Court of New South Wales after a truck driver employed by the company was fatally injured when the deck of a trailer crushed him as he was carrying out maintenance work.

Food delivery riders’ safety the focus in compliance operation

18 Jan 2023

Inspectors from SafeWork NSW and NSW Police will visit parts of Sydney this week to ensure food delivery riders and platforms are complying with new safety laws.

New safety laws food delivery riders need to know

21 Dec 2022

SafeWork NSW Inspectors are conducting compliance operations to ensure Food Delivery Riders won’t be out of pocket when the new safety laws begin on 1 January 2023.

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