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Abnormal working hours may take its toll on you soon. Photo: SafetyCulture Library

Study: Long-term shift work linked to weaker brain power

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Study: Long-term shift work linked to weaker brain power

Reported by Haydee | 06 Nov, 2014 | 01:36am

A new study claims people who work shifts for 10 years are more are at great risk from memory loss and weaker brain power.

And the Tabby Award for best business app goes to…iAuditor. Twice!

Reported by Admin | 04 Nov, 2014 | 09:21am

The annual Tabby awards, which judge the world’s best business apps, have concluded with iAuditor the only entry to take out gold in two categories: Data Access and Collection IT or Business Tool With iAuditor having been used now to conduct over 10,000,000 safety inspections worldwide, the Tabby judges have just discovered what’s made iAuditor …

Get to know Asbestos this November

Reported by Haydee | 04 Nov, 2014 | 12:06am

This month is Asbestos Awareness Month and all Australians are encouraged to actively participate in the activities, which include hosting a ‘Blue Lamington Drive” to raise awareness of asbestos in homes and help raise vital funds for the Asbestos Disease Research Institute and Support Groups.

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First International Conference on Asbestos Awareness and Management delegates communique

Reported by Stephen | 24 Nov, 2014 | 08:00am

The first International Conference on Asbestos Awareness and Management conference sponsored by the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency on 17-18 November was a great success.

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Alleged Safety Breach Halts Sydney Convention Centre Construction

Reported by Robel | 24 Nov, 2014 | 08:07am

Work at the International Convention Centre at Darling Harbour came to a halt after more than 40 electricians refused to do non-emergency work citing a potentially fatal electrical safety breach.

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Man injured in windmill incident

Reported by Stephen | 24 Nov, 2014 | 08:27am

A man has been taken to hospital with severe injuries after his hand became trapped under a windmill at a property in Queensland.

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Worker seriously injured after fall

Reported by Stephen | 24 Nov, 2014 | 08:47am

A man who fell 2 metres at a New South Wales construction site is fighting for his life in hospital.

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28 workers killed in a month

Reported by Stephen | 24 Nov, 2014 | 08:21am

Safe Work Australia’s monthly notifiable fatalities report shows 28 Australian workers were killed while at work during the month of August this year.

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Grocon Fined $250,000 Over Fatal Wall Collapse

Reported by Robel | 24 Nov, 2014 | 08:48am

The court has finally handed down its decision and fined Grocon Company $250,000 over the fatal Carlton wall collapse in Melbourne CBD wall which claimed the lives of three people last year.