A rise in fatal truck incidents was observed in 2014. Photo: SafetyCulture Library
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Injuries are common to the health sector, a study reveals. Photo: Pixabay.com
A report released by the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport, and Regional Economics (BITRE) shows there was an increase in the number of fatal truck crash incidences in 2014 compared to the previous year.
Fatigue, work accidents, and other hazardous work outcomes are sometimes associated with lack of sleep. And while having a good night sleep is important, sleeping in the dark is also recommended.
A recent occupational health and safety survey conducted by Monash University in collaboration with Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (Victorian Branch) shows the rate at which workplace injuries and illnesses occur in the health sector.
Medical practitioners in South Australia are in for a change in July as the state implements new worker’s compensation legislation.
SafeWork SA is encouraging workers to convert Certificates of Competency or old style tickets issued between January 2005 and September 2010 to the national high risk work licence before the deadline.
The state of Queensland has suffered its second tractor-related fatality in less than a week, following the death of a man south of Bundaberg on Thursday night.
Closing date for submission of entries for the SafeWork Awards 2015 has been extended.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is inviting Queensland employers to participate in a safety webinar on 28 May, Thursday, 12 midday AEST (QLD).
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) and the University of Tasmania’s Australian Maritime College (AMC) have recently launched a resource kit to assist industry and commercial vessel operators comply with revised operational safety requirements.
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