Petitions to prioritise safety in workplaces have come in recent years but many employers still choose to put profit ahead of safety and ignore calls to eliminate safety risks.
People who work longer hours have higher risk of stroke compared to those working standard hours. Photo: fancycrave1, Pixabay
Figures reported by Hearing Awareness Week reveal one in six Australians is deaf, hearing impaired or has an ear disorder, with the most common causes of hearing loss being due to age or loud noises. Noise-induced hearing loss is of major concern, as it is one of the most common and preventable occupational injuries. According to Safe …
China’s workplace safety standards have been under scrutiny following the deadly Tianjin blast this month, which killed at least 114 people.
Working longer hours may make you a model employee but it sure has its health implications.
A recent study from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health reveals that electronics recycling (E-waste) can be a source of work exposures as well as “take-home exposures”.
China’s head of State Administration of Work Safety has been sacked, following the Tianjin blast which killed more than 100 people this month.
A Sydney service station operator has been fined $85,000 for violating the OHS Act after a dangerous gas fire broke out at the service station.
Panelists needed for research project on developing mental health first aid guidelines for workplaces
Once developed, these guidelines will guide workplaces on giving appropriate support to workers who suffer from mental health problems or are experiencing mental health crisis.
WorkSafe WA will carry out the program with the main objective of raising awareness on how noise hazards should be assessed and controlled.
A spike in work-related fatalities in Western Australia has been blamed on reduced funding to the activities of WorkSafe.
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