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Training ACT’s newest worksafe inspectors

Reported by Stephen | 28 Nov, 2014

A training exercise staged at Majura on Wednesday morning has improved capacity in WorkSafe ACT whilst boosting cooperation between the organisation and the ACT’s emergency services, Attorney-General, Simon Corbell says

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FIFO Interim Findings Poised To Be Handed Down

Reported by Admin | 28 Nov, 2014

A Western Australian parliamentary committee is set to give its interim findings from an investigation into the mental health of Fly-in, Fly-out (FIFO) workers.

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Reports on carcinogen exposure released

Reported by Haydee | 27 Nov, 2014

Safe Work Australia has recently released three reports, which look into exposures to carcinogens (Lead and lead compounds, formaldehyde, Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons)

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Rate of FIFO suicides alarming-union

Reported by Stephen | 26 Nov, 2014

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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Third CSG worker death under probe

Reported by Stephen | 25 Nov, 2014

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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Man injured in windmill incident

Reported by Stephen | 24 Nov, 2014

A man has been taken to hospital with severe injuries after his hand became trapped under a windmill at a property in Queensland.

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28 workers killed in a month

Reported by Stephen | 24 Nov, 2014

Safe Work Australia’s monthly notifiable fatalities report shows 28 Australian workers were killed while at work during the month of August this year.

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Grocon Fined $250,000 Over Fatal Wall Collapse

Reported by Admin | 24 Nov, 2014

The court has finally handed down its decision and fined Grocon Company $250,000 over the fatal Carlton wall collapse in Melbourne CBD wall which claimed the lives of three people last year.

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Construction work safety a must

Reported by Haydee | 24 Nov, 2014

WorkCover NSW is calling on construction workers and businesses to prioritise safety following recent incidents in the construction industry.