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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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Take asbestos warnings seriously. Photo: asbestosawareness.com.au

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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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WorkSafe information sessions on new national WHS laws in regional areas of Western Australia

Reported by Stephen | 26 Nov, 2014 | 08:02am

WorkSafe will hold free information sessions across the State on the new national workplace health and safety laws, visiting regional centres in December.

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Rate of FIFO suicides alarming-union

Reported by Stephen | 26 Nov, 2014 | 08:44am

Electrical Trades Union South West organiser Dan McGaw says the number of suicide deaths among fly in fly out (FIFO) workers in the Surat Basin has reached a “disgraceful” level.

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Warning issued to outdoor workers as temperatures rise

Reported by Stephen | 25 Nov, 2014 | 08:51am

With high temperatures expected to continue for the next few days, the Electrical Trades Union is warning outdoor workers about the various risks of working in extreme heat.

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Third CSG worker death under probe

Reported by Stephen | 25 Nov, 2014 | 08:02am

Police have launched investigations into the death of a coal seam gas worker at the APLNG Reedy Creek camp near Yuleba, east of Roma last week.

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Family of dead worker kept in the dark over memorial plaque

Reported by Stephen | 25 Nov, 2014 | 08:27am

The family of a worker killed last month at a construction site in Kilburn north of Adelaide says they were kept in the dark over plans to construct a memorial plaque at the site.

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Quad bike training necessary, an inquest heard

Reported by Haydee | 25 Nov, 2014 | 02:20am

A recent coronial inquest on quad bikes has revealed that one in five people killed in a quad bike incident in Australia is a child.