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The research will have a profound impact on Victorians affected by brain and spinal cord injuries, resulting in improved treatments, rehabilitation and living standards.

Independent review on neurotrauma program reveals positive results

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Link between pay rates and unsafe driving behaviours will be checked.

Study: The Impact of Driver Compensation on Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety

Independent review on neurotrauma program reveals positive results

Reported by Haydee | 26 Mar, 2015 | 06:00pm

An independent review into the Neurotrauma Research Program reveals the benefits it can provide to Victorians with brain and spinal cord injuries. The review also found that the program has the potential to save millions of dollars in government expenditures.

Improving quad bike safety critical to lowering fatality rate in the agriculture industry

Reported by Stephen | 25 Mar, 2015 | 08:10am

Quad bikes are a common mode of transport across Australian farms. Every year, about 15 people are killed in quad bike related incidents in Australia.

Study: The Impact of Driver Compensation on Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety

Reported by Haydee | 19 Mar, 2015 | 01:21pm

The United States Government is set to follow Australia in investigating if there is a link between pay rates and safety in the trucking industry.

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Excavator crushes man to death

Reported by Stephen | 27 Mar, 2015 | 08:49am

A man has been killed in South East Queensland, about 30km south-east of Brisbane, after the excavator he was driving overturned and landed on his chest.

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Safety advice for delegates at the 2015 NT Cattlemen’s Association Industry Conference

Reported by Stephen | 27 Mar, 2015 | 08:49am

NT WorkSafe is taking part in the 31st Annual NT Cattlemen’s Association Industry Conference on Friday 27 March as part of ongoing support for the industry.

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Union recommends mandatory drug and alcohol testing

Reported by Haydee | 26 Mar, 2015 | 03:30pm

One of Australia’s powerful unions says mandatory drug and alcohol testing is important in the construction industry.

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Man injured after fall from house window

Reported by Stephen | 26 Mar, 2015 | 08:08am

A man was taken to hospital with minor injuries after falling from the upstairs window of a house while fixing flyscreens.

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Majority of Mackay businesses have right level of accident insurance cover

Reported by Haydee | 25 Mar, 2015 | 08:08pm

Majority of Mackay businesses have the right level of workers’ compensation insurance for their employees, This was revealed during a recent visit by WorkCover Queensland to more than 100 employers in Mackay. The visit was done to make sure that they are correctly covering their workers against workplace injuries.

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Reminder to work safely in hot weather conditions

Reported by Haydee | 25 Mar, 2015 | 03:34am

NT WorkSafe is reminding businesses and workers to take precautions against heat illnesses as the Top End experiences very hot weather conditions.