DRA Members Update | December 2021

DRA Members Update | December 2021

As 2021 draws to a close we would like to wholeheartedly thank you for your continuing contribution to DRA, your local community and each other. In a challenging year, we’ve deployed 520 members over 5 operations and 282 members over 877 service project days....

Vehicle and Trailer Safety

During a recent DRA activity, the driver experienced significant side-to-side sway in the trailer which resulted in a trailer becoming unhitched from the tow ball. This resulted in minor damage to the towing vehicle though fortunately the vehicle and trailer were...

Lightening Safety

A recent incident in the agricultural sector resulted in the death of a worker and injury to two others. The workers were in the vicinity of a tree which was struck by lightning. Given that most parts of the country are into the storm or wet seasons, this a timely...

Heat Illness

With summer approaching, it’s timely to consider the risks of heat and ways to manage them. The significant risks associated with exposure to extreme heat was sadly made clear in a number of recent mining and exploration incidents where workers were injured or died...
DRA Members Update | November 2021

DRA Members Update | November 2021

DRA Lions Club Branch Launch Wherever DRA deploys volunteers on the ground to aid communities, Lions is there to help. Lions Clubs around Australia raise funds and volunteer their time to assist their local communities throughout the year in practical ways. DRA is...