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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Further assistance for loose-fill asbestos homes announced

Reported by Haydee | 22 Dec, 2014 | 01:56pm

NSW residents with loose-fill asbestos in their home will receive further assistance package. The NSW Government through Minister for Finance and Services, Dominic Perrottet, made the announcement.

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Court awards $700,000 to worker hospitalised after safety lapse

Reported by Stephen | 22 Dec, 2014 | 08:26am

A Queensland court has ordered a Mount Isa company to pay a former employee $700,000 plus legal costs following an incident where the woman was hospitalised a day after she swept uncovered fertiliser at the company’s store.

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Girl injured in quad bike crash

Reported by Stephen | 22 Dec, 2014 | 08:48am

A quad bike incident in Queensland’s Southern Burnett region has left an eight-year old girl nursing serious injuries to her lower limbs.

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Safe Work Australia releases workers’ compensation report

Reported by Stephen | 22 Dec, 2014 | 08:26am

Safe Work Australia has released the Australian Workers’ Compensation Statistics 2012-13 report. This is the 21st annual report that uses the National Data Set for Compensation-based Statistics (NDS).

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18 Australian workers killed in September

Reported by Stephen | 22 Dec, 2014 | 08:20am

There were 18 work-related notifiable fatalities during September 2014 with male workers accounting for 13 of the 18 fatalities. 3 were female bystanders and 2 male bystanders.

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Plumber dies after falling into collapsed trench in Sydney

Reported by Michael | 20 Dec, 2014 | 02:47pm

A plumber and father of two has been killed after falling into a collapsed trench at a building site in Sydney’s north-west.