Research shows midnight snack might be the key to increasing alertness in night shiftworkers

Reported by Stephen | 16 Sep, 2019 | 11:11am

New research by the University of South Australia shows eating a snack just after midnight might the key to working overnight.

Workplace Injuries Increase Risk of Suicide or Overdose Death, Study Finds

Reported by Stephen | 26 Aug, 2019 | 10:42am

Workplace injuries significantly increase a person’s risk of suicide or overdose death, according to a study led by researchers from Boston University School of Public Health.

Survey shows casual coal miners fear reprisals for raising safety concerns

Reported by Stephen | 05 Aug, 2019 | 10:02am

Declining job security in coal mining has been identified as a major mine safety risk factor in a new survey of 1,000 Queensland coal miners.

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Company fined for exposing workers to serious fall risks

Reported by Haydee | 17 Oct, 2019 | 01:31pm

A company has been fined $120,000 in the Geelong Magistrates’ Court on Friday for exposing workers to the risk of serious injury.

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New app makes reporting of workplace risks, unsafe practices easier

Reported by Haydee | 17 Oct, 2019 | 12:05pm

A new app will help make reporting dangerous work practices and risks to workers’ safety easier.

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2019 SafeWork NSW Awards finalists announced

Reported by Stephen | 16 Oct, 2019 | 01:05pm

The finalists of the annual Safe Work NSW awards have been announced.

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Building company fined over tilt-up panel collapse

Reported by Haydee | 16 Oct, 2019 | 12:13pm

A building company has been fined $47,500 over a tilt-up panel fell from a building being constructed onto a neighbouring car park.

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Code of practice and guideline for ground control of WA mining operations released

Reported by Stephen | 16 Oct, 2019 | 12:02pm

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) has released a code of practice and guideline for ground control of WA mining operations.

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Become a BeUpstanding Champion to reduce high levels of sitting in the workplace

Reported by Haydee | 16 Oct, 2019 | 12:47pm

Safe Work Australia is encouraging everyone to become a BeUpstanding Champion to encourage workplaces to stand up, sit less and move more.