Asbestos Safety

A recent incident during DRA activities is a timely reminder of the dangers of asbestos. The DRA team were conducting post-bushfire clean-up activities and chanced upon material suspected of containing asbestos in two areas adjacent to their worksites. This incident...

Chainsaw Operations

Recent incidents involving the use of chainsaws resulted in a minor laceration requiring hospital treatment and a near miss where there was resultant damage to equipment. There are several lessons from this incident: 1. Chainsaw operations must be conducted in...