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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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Farm safety culture boosts productivity

Reported by Stephen | 30 Jul, 2015 | 11:33am

Research shows organisations that prioritise safety are among the most profitable and that embracing a culture of safety throughout your farming operations increases productivity besides reducing fatalities and injuries.

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WorkSafe inspectors to visit Perth’s northern suburbs

Reported by Stephen | 30 Jul, 2015 | 11:23am

WorkSafe inspectors will visit construction sites across Perth’s northern suburbs from Joondalup to Yanchep, in the last week of August, to check safety standards.

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WorkSafe Victoria starts Geelong relocation process in 2016

Reported by Haydee | 29 Jul, 2015 | 12:27pm

WorkSafe Victoria will be relocating to Geelong, with the first group of staff moving in late 2016.

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Mining company fined for safety negligence

Reported by Haydee | 29 Jul, 2015 | 12:04pm

A WA-based mining company has been fined $30,000 after it was sentenced in Perth Magistrates Court on Monday.

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Man injured in forklift incident

Reported by Stephen | 29 Jul, 2015 | 11:42am

A man is recovering in hospital after being injured by a forklift in southeastern Queensland on Tuesday morning.

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Two men’s journey to promote mental health

Reported by Haydee | 29 Jul, 2015 | 12:55am

A fly-in-fly-out worker and a medical student are currently travelling across Australia to encourage people to speak up about depression and anxiety and to seek help.