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Report: Tasmanian mine safety inspectors overworked, poorly paid

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Firefighters risk lives to save people. Photo: SafetyCulture Library

Is your job one of the deadliest in Australia?

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Australia records lowest work-related deaths in 11 years; Photo: SafetyCulture Library

Lowest number of fatalities in Australian workplaces in 11 years recorded

Report: Tasmanian mine safety inspectors overworked, poorly paid

Reported by Michael | 17 Jul, 2014 | 11:45am

An independent audit of the state’s mine safety system has uncovered critical gaps in Tasmania’s mine safety regulations.

Is your job one of the deadliest in Australia?

Reported by Haydee | 17 Jul, 2014 | 02:51am

Each year hundreds of Australian workers die from work-related injuries. Safe Work Australia recorded more than two thousand work-related deaths over the past eleven years. The agriculture, forestry and fishing industry recorded the highest number of fatalities in 2013 (49), followed by the transport, postal and warehousing (46) and construction (19) industries.

Lowest number of fatalities in Australian workplaces in 11 years recorded

Reported by Haydee | 16 Jul, 2014 | 01:39am

New data released by Safe Work Australia showed that Australian workplaces have recorded the lowest number of work-related deaths in 11 years.

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Networking breakfast to promote healthier workplaces conducted

Reported by Haydee | 24 Jul, 2014 | 02:39am

A free networking breakfast which aims to promote health and wellbeing in the workplace was hosted on Wednesday by Healthier Work.

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SafeWork SA reminds employers and workers of their work health and safety responsibility

Reported by Haydee | 24 Jul, 2014 | 02:23am

With three prosecutions from unsafe work practices handed down by the Industrial Court last week, SafeWork SA Executive Director, Bryan Russell reminded employers and workers of their work health and safety responsibility.

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Driver Injured After Cotton Truck Rollover

Reported by Robel | 23 Jul, 2014 | 09:24am

Traffic was temporarily closed at the Gore Highway at Westbrook when a cotton truck reportedly rolled off the highway Tuesday morning.

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Two workers injured in tyre factory blast

Reported by Stephen | 23 Jul, 2014 | 09:53am

An explosion at a tyre factory on the Sunshine Coast has left two workers nursing serious injuries.

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Man dies in fencing incident

Reported by Stephen | 23 Jul, 2014 | 09:32am

A 44-year-old man has died after sustaining serious injuries in a farming incident near Weabonga.

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Australian Workers’ Compensation Statistics released

Reported by Haydee | 23 Jul, 2014 | 01:49am

Safe Work Australia has recently released the 12th Australian Workers’ Compensation Statistics 2011-12 report.