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Many suicides are also work-related. Photo: SafetyCulture Library

WHO: Suicide can be prevented

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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

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.

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.

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Drug offence linked to mine site death

Reported by Stephen | 22 Sep, 2014 | 08:34am

Police have linked a recent incident where a worker was found dead in his room at Euromba creek to drugs.

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Woman Trapped After Car Collides with Quarry Truck

Reported by Robel | 22 Sep, 2014 | 08:55am

A woman was trapped inside her car after it collided with a truck on Steve Irwin Way early Friday morning.

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Queensland government releases safety alert on heavy vehicle associated incidents

Reported by Michael | 20 Sep, 2014 | 06:25pm

A spate of recent workplace incidents involving heavy vehicles or trailers in Queensland has prompted the government to release a safety alert.

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Alive and Well Booth at Henty

Reported by Haydee | 19 Sep, 2014 | 07:18pm

WorkCover NSW is encouraging all agriculture businesses and workers to visit the Alive and Well stand at Henty Machinery Field Days. Acting General Manager of WorkCover NSW’s Work Health and Safety Division, Peter Dunphy said a video booth will be set up at the Alive and Well stand where farmers could share their views on …

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Blast at WA mobile workshop injures worker

Reported by Stephen | 19 Sep, 2014 | 08:46am

A workplace incident that occurred at a mobile workshop in High Wycombe on Thursday afternoon was caused by an explosion.

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WA recorded highest number of asbestos-related disease cases

Reported by Haydee | 19 Sep, 2014 | 02:59am

More and more Western Australians are diagnosed with mesothelioma at an alarming rate.