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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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Charges laid over worker’s death

Reported by Stephen | 29 Aug, 2014 | 08:14am

A company has been charged in relation to a 2011 workplace incident that claimed the life of a mine worker.

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Workers escape injury as cherry picker breaks down

Reported by Stephen | 29 Aug, 2014 | 08:40am

Two painters had to endure close to three hours of agony after they were left dangling several storeys in the air when their cherry picker developed a mechanical fault.

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Worker injured after being trapped under steel pipes

Reported by Stephen | 29 Aug, 2014 | 08:39am

A worker is nursing serious leg and shoulder injuries after being trapped under heavy steel pipes at a Melbourne factory on Thursday afternoon.

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Worker Dies at Workplace After Suffering Head Injury

Reported by Robel | 28 Aug, 2014 | 08:25am

A worker in Newcastle has reportedly died after he suffered from a head injury at a workshop in the suburb of Waratah Tuesday evening.

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Road train driver dies after cross loading incident

Reported by Stephen | 28 Aug, 2014 | 08:00am

A road train driver has died from injuries sustained in a cross loading incident at the Gracemere Saleyards Tuesday morning.

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Workers injured after gas cylinder explodes

Reported by Stephen | 28 Aug, 2014 | 08:56am

A gas explosion has rocked a Sydney south restaurant injuring three workers.