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20 percent of people aged 18 to 29 used cannabis in the last 12 months; Photo: SafetyCulture Library

Study: Absenteeism, poor work performance linked to drug use

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Prolonged sitting poses serious health risk; Photo: SafetyCulture Library

Study: Excessive occupational sitting a work hazard

Australian Mesothelioma Registry releases 3rd Annual Data Report

Reported by Michael | 26 Aug, 2014 | 03:34pm

The Australian Mesothelioma Registry (AMR) has released its third annual report that shows rates of new cases and deaths from mesothelioma in the country.

Study: Absenteeism, poor work performance linked to drug use

Reported by Haydee | 15 Aug, 2014 | 05:29pm

A new survey from the Australian Drug Foundation revealed that one in ten workers take sick days or are affected by drugs at work.

Study: Excessive occupational sitting a work hazard

Reported by Haydee | 12 Aug, 2014 | 01:21am

A new study conducted by researchers led by Professor Leon Straker of Curtin University revealed that excessive occupational sitting can lead to serious health conditions including obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer.

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Man seriously injured after being trapped under a truck

Reported by Stephen | 27 Aug, 2014 | 10:01am

An incident where a worker was seriously injured after being trapped under a truck is being investigated by police and Victorian WorkCover Authority.

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Excavator overturns injuring driver

Reported by Stephen | 27 Aug, 2014 | 10:43am

An excavator driver was injured on Monday morning after his machine overturned at the Riverview dump in New South Wales.

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WorkSafe’s Safety and Health Workshops 2014

Reported by Haydee | 27 Aug, 2014 | 12:38am

SafeWork SA is inviting business owners, employers, managers, supervisors, safety and health representatives and OSH managers to participate in one of the Safe Work October 2014 workshops.

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Alliance to ensure work health and safety

Reported by Haydee | 26 Aug, 2014 | 11:46pm

An alliance between WorkCover NSW and Hansen Yuncken was signed on Tuesday to ensure that a safe workplace will be provided during the Wagga Wagga Health Service Redevelopment.

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WorkSafe investigating worker’s death at Kwinana

Reported by Stephen | 26 Aug, 2014 | 08:51am

A worker has died after being trapped between two trucks at Kwinana in Western Australia.

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Farmer Hurt After Getting Stuck Under a Tractor

Reported by Robel | 26 Aug, 2014 | 08:22am

A farmer was seriously injured after getting stuck under his tractor on Saturday afternoon.