Month: November 2017

Safety Notice Recommends Removal Of Emergency Escape Breathing Device

SafeWork NSW has issued a notice warning users to remove an unsafe emergency escape breathing device from road transport vehicles and workplaces, the HFZY30 EEBD self-rescue respirator specifically. The respirator does not meet Australian Standard respiratory protection device requirements and Safe Work warns that in the event of an emergency, use of the equipment could …

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Authorities Search for Truck Drivers Caught in training Scandal

Following an investigation which revealed that some heavy vehicle drivers were improperly assessed, transport authorities are trying to track down these drivers. It was revealed that drivers involved in the investigation never held a regular car licence before being allowed to drive heavy vehicles, and were attempting to transfer their credentials in other states. Western …

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A new warning system will be installed at a bridge in Melbourne's west

Minister Labels Truck Drivers for Hitting into Bridge Over and Over Again

A new warning system will be installed at a bridge in Melbourne’s west which has become notorious after being crashed into multiple times by heavy vehicles. The Napier Street bridge in Footscray has been crashed into more than 70 times in the past 12 years and each time stopping the Werribee Line and risking the …

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