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Approximately 1,550 people are hospitalised from crashes involving heavy vehicles per year. Over the last eight years there appears to be a slight increasing trend (data from Australian Road Deaths Database). The Safety Truck may help improve road safety in the country. Photo: SafetyCulture Library

Samsung develops solution which could revolutionise road safety

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Most people said they are not taking steps to address the health issues of prolonged sitting because they didn’t think about it. Photo: SafetyCulture Library

Australians still reluctant to quit the sit for health

Be cautious of normalization

Reported by Tania | 29 Jun, 2015 | 03:28pm

We all know some jobs carry a higher risk than others. Often when we start a job, task or activity we are aware and cautious of this risk. As time goes on, many of us become comfortable, with a false sense of security of the dangers associated with the task we’re undertaking.

Samsung develops solution which could revolutionise road safety

Reported by Haydee | 24 Jun, 2015 | 04:11pm

A new technology which aims to address growing traffic incidents in Argentina is being developed and the tech giant behind it says it is an innovative approach to ensuring road safety.

Australians still reluctant to quit the sit for health

Reported by Haydee | 19 Jun, 2015 | 04:42pm

A national online omnibus survey revealed that less than a quarter of Australians are giving up their chairs despite acknowledging they spend long hours seated.

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William Hurt recalls tragic ‘Midnight Rider’ crew member’s death

Reported by Haydee | 30 Jun, 2015 | 02:16pm

American stage and film actor, William Hurt recalled how he had a brush with death during a shooting mishap in February 2014.

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Union rejects oil company proposal for safety concerns

Reported by Haydee | 30 Jun, 2015 | 12:09pm

A union has rejected an oil and gas company’s proposed new enterprise deal after twelve months of negotiations at the Gippsland sites.

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Miners using fake urine and prosthetic penises to beat drug tests

Reported by Haydee | 29 Jun, 2015 | 01:42pm

Queensland miners are using fake urine and prosthetic penises to beat company drug tests, police reveals.

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Electrical safety campaign launched

Reported by Haydee | 29 Jun, 2015 | 12:45pm

A new information campaign has recently been launched to educate people on the importance of installing safety switches.

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Construction Worker Injured at Toowoomba CBD

Reported by Robel | 29 Jun, 2015 | 10:47am

A construction worker at the QIC development site in the Toowoomba CBD was rushed to a hospital after he was crushed beneath construction material Friday morning.

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Health Services Union Raised Health and Safety Concern Over Mandatory Uniform at Fiona Stanley Hospital

Reported by Robel | 29 Jun, 2015 | 10:41am

The Health Services Union or HSU raised concern over a compulsory uniform for the staff of the Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth.