Study: Attitudes towards risk taking and rule breaking in Australian workplaces

Reported by Haydee | 09 Dec, 2014 | 11:53pm

A new report on the attitudes of Australian workers towards acceptance of risk taking and rule breaking in the workplace as measured by the Perception of Work Health and Safety Survey 2012-13 is now available.

Study: Long-term shift work linked to weaker brain power

Reported by Haydee | 06 Nov, 2014 | 01:36am

A new study claims people who work shifts for 10 years have a greater risk of memory loss and weaker brain power.

And the Tabby Award for best business app goes to…iAuditor. Twice!

Reported by Admin | 04 Nov, 2014 | 09:21am

The annual Tabby awards, which judge the world’s best business apps, have concluded with iAuditor the only entry to take out gold in two categories: Data Access and Collection IT or Business Tool With iAuditor having been used now to conduct over 10,000,000 safety inspections worldwide, the Tabby judges have just discovered what’s made iAuditor …

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Workplace incidents claim seven lives in seven weeks

Reported by Stephen | 19 Dec, 2014 | 08:09am

Victorian WorkCover Authority is urging all Victorians to take extra care at work in the lead-up to the holiday period, following a tragic seven-week period.

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Man injured in farming incident

Reported by Stephen | 19 Dec, 2014 | 08:16am

A young man has been taken to hospital after suffering serious injuries in a farming incident on Wednesday night.

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Woman hospitalised after quad bike crash

Reported by Stephen | 19 Dec, 2014 | 08:17am

A quad bike rollover at a property in Bundaberg north has left a woman nursing serious head injuries.

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Mining company says safety a top priority

Reported by Stephen | 19 Dec, 2014 | 08:34am

All operating processes at Anglo American Grasstree mine in central Queensland will be reviewed before work resumes following last week’s incident where a mine worker was killed after a wall collapsed on him.

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Man Killed After Falling 5m at a Cairns Business

Reported by Robel | 19 Dec, 2014 | 08:42am

A man believed to be in his 50s died after he fell five metres through a fiberglass sheet at a Cairns business Wednesday night.

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New safety reforms focus on dangerous goods

Reported by Stephen | 19 Dec, 2014 | 08:43am

The six existing set of regulations that guide the handling of dangerous goods in Western Australian will soon be consolidated into one in far-reaching reforms aimed at enhancing safety, Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Marmion has announced.