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NSW Government’s Speak Up Save Lives app marks major milestone with over 10,000 reports

Jun 30th 2022

NSW Government’s Speak Up Save Lives app marks major milestone with over 10,000 reports

The NSW Government has received more than 10,000 reports about unsafe work practices since the Speak Up Save Lives app was launched.

Launched in May 2020, the app allows workers to anonymously report workplace safety issues to SafeWork NSW.

Minister for Fair Trading Eleni Petinos said the milestone shows more employers and workers are willing to report unsafe work practices.

“10,000 reports is a fantastic achievement and means the app is working to stop unsafe work behaviour in its tracks, as it ensures targeted intervention to where it’s needed most. I’m pleased to see NSW workers playing their part in protecting themselves and their workmates,” Ms Petinos said.

“In April, we received 300 reports and inspectors issued 50 improvement notices, 18 prohibition notices and four penalty notices.

Read the full story on the SafeWork NSW website.

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