Standing too much at work? It could double your risk of heart disease, study says

Reported by Haydee | 15 Sep, 2017 | 01:22pm

Several recent studies have confirmed that prolonged sitting can reduce a person’s lifespan while increasing the risk of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes, but not much attention has been devoted to the effects of prolonged standing at work, despite previous studies linking it to chronic back pain and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). A new research has …

Australia’s most dangerous jobs

Reported by Haydee | 07 Sep, 2017 | 12:34pm

Australia’s top comparison site, www.finder.com.au has recently compiled a list of the most dangerous jobs in the country based on the most recent government data.

A Workers Guide to Commonly Used Safety Tools E-Book

Reported by Monica | 01 May, 2017 | 06:43am

With a business, projects, and deadlines to keep in mind, business operators have a lot to keep track of. To add to this, business operators are also required to keep and supply a paper trail of documents to demonstrate compliance with workplace health and safety legislation and standards. Essential for compliance purposes, adequate workplace health and …

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Man airlifted after tree falls on him

Reported by Stephen | 15 Nov, 2018 | 11:11am

A man has been airlifted to hospital after being struck by a tree he was cutting down in north-east New South Wales.

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NSW Resources Regulator Releases Initial Report into Recent Hunter Valley Mine fatality

Reported by Stephen | 15 Nov, 2018 | 11:44am

The NSW Resources Regulator has released a preliminary report into the recent Hunter Valley mine fatality.

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Earlybird registration now open for 2019 WorkCover WA Conference

Reported by Stephen | 15 Nov, 2018 | 10:59am

The 2019 WorkCover WA Conference will be held on 8 and 9 May 2019 at the Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth.

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Victorian worker dies after explosion

Reported by Stephen | 15 Nov, 2018 | 10:15am

A man in his mid-50s has died in hospital following an explosion at a power station in Victoria’s east.

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Victorian workplaces reminded to stay safe in lead-up to festive season

Reported by Stephen | 13 Nov, 2018 | 10:50pm

WorkSafe Victoria is reminding workers and employers to stay focused on safety as the festive season approaches.

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Worker struck by large tree branch in South East Queensland

Reported by Stephen | 13 Nov, 2018 | 02:55pm

A man has been flown to hospital after being struck by a large tree branch at a workplace in South East Queensland.