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The battle to prove that Agent Orange has cost lives of workers exposed to it continues. Photo: Unsplash, Pixabay

Reopening the case of Kimberley workers exposed to Agent Orange recommended

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A small mistake could lead to tragic consequences.

Standing up to an authority can save lives

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This week is National Farm Safety Week and an ideal time to encourage a better safety culture in Australian farms to prevent injuries and fatalities. Photo: SafetyCulture

Safety inspections to focus on broadacre farms

Reopening the case of Kimberley workers exposed to Agent Orange recommended

Reported by Haydee | 28 Jul, 2015 | 03:57pm

Former WA agriculture minister Kim Chance says a fresh look is needed into the long-running case of herbicide poisoning in Kimberley.

Standing up to an authority can save lives

Reported by Haydee | 28 Jul, 2015 | 01:25am

It’s a common workplace issue – the fear of pointing out a mistake committed by someone senior to us. In some cases, however, staying silent could lead to deadly outcomes.

Safety inspections to focus on broadacre farms

Reported by Haydee | 21 Jul, 2015 | 11:22pm

Broadacre farms will be the focus of work safety visits in the months to come.

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Webinar on how employers can influence safety of young workers held

Reported by Haydee | 31 Jul, 2015 | 09:17pm

WorkSafe Queensland conducted a webinar exploring how understanding how young workers think and their risk profiles can influence their health, safety and return to work.

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Truck drivers need to be trained to ensure road safety

Reported by Haydee | 31 Jul, 2015 | 08:22pm

A boss of a freight company says a nationally accredited training scheme is important to avoid road incidents in the country.

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Cattle station worker airlifted after quad bike crash

Reported by Stephen | 31 Jul, 2015 | 06:34pm

A Northern Territory cattle station worker has been airlifted to hospital following a quad bike crash, about 490km east-southeast of Darwin on Wednesday morning.

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WorkCover to promote farm safety at Nyngan Ag Expo

Reported by Haydee | 30 Jul, 2015 | 03:10pm

WorkCover NSW will be participating at the Nyngan Ag Expo this Saturday, 1 August to educate people on the importance of keeping farms safe.

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Public comment sought for regulation of explosives across Australia

Reported by Haydee | 30 Jul, 2015 | 03:31pm

Australian businesses, industries, workers and the wider community are encouraged to share their views and comments on how explosives are regulated across the country, as well as on any issues differences in explosives legislation across Australian jurisdictions may have for them.

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Man injured at Pike River mine site

Reported by Haydee | 30 Jul, 2015 | 12:03pm

A man has been injured in a workplace incident on Monday morning at the Pike River Mine Site.