Survey: Perceptions and characteristics of injured workers and how they impact recovery

Reported by Haydee | 25 Sep, 2014 | 11:21pm

A recent survey conducted by Comcare showed that perceptions of people who suffered work-related injuries, their relationship with their employer as well as their own personal characteristics can influence the length of time they are away from work and the cost of their claims.

WHO: Suicide can be prevented

Reported by Haydee | 12 Sep, 2014 | 05:02am

A new report released by the World Health Organization reaffirms that suicide can indeed be prevented.

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.

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Firefighters evacuate driver as train catches fire in Granville

Reported by Michael | 02 Oct, 2014 | 02:22pm

Firefighters had to evacuate the driver of a train that caught fire on Tuesday night in Granville, West Sydney.

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Safe Work Week: Safety a priority

Reported by Haydee | 02 Oct, 2014 | 02:29am

As South Australia observes Safe Work Week, SafeWork SA reminds everyone to think of safety before work starts, not after an incident or when time allows.

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Industry safety project to be launched to prevent machinery incidents

Reported by Haydee | 02 Oct, 2014 | 01:07am

An increase in the number of workers seriously injured while using machinery over the past 12 months prompted WorkCover NSW to launch an industry safety project next month to prevent more injuries from happening.

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WorkSafe inspection program to focus on the restaurant sector

Reported by Haydee | 01 Oct, 2014 | 03:11am

More inspection programs targeted towards restaurants will be conducted throughout the 2014/15 financial year, according to WorkSafe WA.

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Elevator shaft accident kills worker at Worsley alumina refinery

Reported by Michael | 30 Sep, 2014 | 06:02pm

A worker has been killed after falling down an elevator shaft near a conveyor belt at BHP Biliton’s Worsley alumina refinery in WA’s south-west.

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Bakery fined for worker’s crush injuries

Reported by Haydee | 29 Sep, 2014 | 11:19pm

A bakery in Applecross, Western Australia has been fined $9000 and more than $900 in costs over serious injuries of a worker when he was trapped in a dough mixer.