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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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Amosite asbestos found in federal government building : former employee

Reported by Michael | 31 Jul, 2014 | 10:50am

In an interview with ABC Canberra, former Department of Defence employee Glann Smith said he found loose-fill asbestos in his office at Northbourne House in Canberra’s north.

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Narrow escape for two as light plane crash lands on a Runcorn football field

Reported by Stephen | 31 Jul, 2014 | 08:29am

A pilot and his passenger escaped with minor injuries when their light plane crash landed on football pitch at Runcorn, south of Brisbane Wednesday morning.

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Workers find grenade at a Wodonga construction site

Reported by Stephen | 31 Jul, 2014 | 08:10am

Workers have found a grenade at a Wodonga construction site.

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Worker falls to his death at Cooroy factory construction site

Reported by Stephen | 31 Jul, 2014 | 08:48am

An incident where a roofer fell six metres on to concrete and died at a construction site Tuesday morning is being investigated by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland.

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Company fined for worker’s crush injuries

Reported by Haydee | 31 Jul, 2014 | 01:23am

A painting firm was fined $80,000 plus legal fees on Wednesday due to severe injuries that a 22-year old worker suffered while at work.

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NSW builders invited to Demo Day to improve safety

Reported by Haydee | 31 Jul, 2014 | 01:08am

A house construction Demo Day will be held at Oran Park Town Centre on 12 August and WorkCover NSW is inviting all builders, sub-contractors and construction workers throughout the Macarthur District to participate in the event.