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48% of respondents who had experienced domestic violence disclosed it to a manager or supervisor and only 10% found their response helpful. Photo: Unsplash, Pixabay
It is designed to help reduce the risk of serious injuries by stopping the bandsaw blade within 15 milliseconds upon sensing that a person has come in contact with the blade. Photo By dottorpeni (dedicated to pier 2) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Death from suicide is six times more likely in the construction industry than workplace-related fatality, this according to MATES in Construction (MIC) – a national suicide prevention group.
One in four Australian women has experienced physical or sexual violence.. one in five women experience harassment within the workplace. This is still happening even in developed countries like Australia… unfortunately.
The Australian meat processing sector is gaining confidence on BladeStop with some businesses investing in the product.
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An incident where a mine worker died after rolling a large dump truck at a Western Australian mine has become the subject of an investigation by the Department of mines and Petroleum.
Quad bike safety is back in the spotlight after yet another death, taking the 2015 quad bike fatalities up to 19 according to Safe Work Australia’s statistics. Nine of these deaths were the result of a rollover.
The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union and Asbestos Victims Association Asbestos Awareness Seminar was a success with SafeWork SA providing information about regulations to protect people from the dangers of asbestos in the workplace.
In a letter released by WorkSafe Victoria, Executive Director of Health and Safety, Marnie Williams said that while the build-up to Christmas is a busy period for businesses, the safety of workers should still be a top priority.
A 17-year-old boy was taken to hospital with serious injuries after the vehicle he was working on fell on his shoulder.
Company behind wearable technology for workplace injury prevention teams up with Monash Health to reduce injuries among nurses
This strategy is a three-way commercial arrangement between Monash Health, global workplace insurer Allianz and dorsaVi.
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