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A Record Breaking Number of Workplace Fatalities in a Month

This year hasn’t been a good one so far when it comes to workplace health and safety in Australia. Safe Work Australia released figures which shows that 10 people have been killed on the job in 2018, as at 25

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Worker Killed by Bobcat in Bundaberg Accident

A fatal incident involving a bobcat has taken place at a property in Bundaberg, claiming the life of a man in his sixties. The man was found under the bucket of the bobcat he was using at his home, he

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Make Safety a Priority – ACT Businesses Urged

Businesses in the ACT have been reminded by Work Safety Commissioner Greg Jones to make safety the top priority this year. He added  that there can be pressure to get jobs done that weren’t completed at the end of last

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Addressing Bullying on Construction Sites

Although we think of bullying as an interpersonal issue, between one employee to another, studies have shown that there are broader environmental factors  at play. Poor organisation culture and a lack of proper leadership have been revealed as the main

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Construction Worker’s Miraculous Recovery after Being Impaled

Two metal rods impaled a construction worker at a building site in Mumbai when he slipped and fell while at work on the site. One of the rods pierced the mans liver while the other narrowly missed his heart. Emergency

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NSW Construction Jobs Up by 9%

A near-record 383,300 more people have been employed in the past year and all but 87,700 were employed full time. Over a period of a month, 61,600 people were employed and most of them from the healthcare and construction fields.

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2018 Health and Safety Tips You Need to Know

Although we’re already one month in, we can still enjoy a happy and productive 2018 especially at work. For employers or HR managers there are a few tips from expert Alan Girle in a post on www.hcamag.com  Lead from the

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Beware Heat Stress as Temperatures Soar

Temperatures are expected to rise significantly over the coming years and it’s not just the high temperatures we need to be aware, the humidity is just as dangerous. According to U.S Researchers we need to be aware of the risks

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EWP Incident Prompts Safety Warning

Elevating work platforms (EWP) are vital to working at height but they can be dangerous. There have been many serious incidents where operators have been trapped or crushed between the EWP’s basket and overhead obstructions. The most recent incident happened

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New Safe Kit Available Online for Workplace Slips and Trips

A new online kit aims to help employers prevent slips and trips in the workplace and help them meet their responsibilities under workplace safety legislation. Almost a quarter (23.5 per cent) of all lost time injuries annually were caused by

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