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New diesel engine exhaust toolbox resources now available

Reported by Haydee | 17 Oct, 2018

The ill effects of diesel engine exhaust to human’s health have long been established. Safe Work Australia said about 1.2 million Australian workers are exposed to diesel engine exhaust, and around 130 are diagnosed with lung cancer every year as a result of their exposure on the job. It is the second most common carcinogen workers are exposed to.

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Female ranger attacked by crocodile

Reported by Haydee | 13 Oct, 2018

The body of an Aboriginal ranger has been recovered after she was taken by a crocodile approximately 206km south west of Yirrkala.

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Firefighters Remembrance Day observed

Reported by Haydee | 10 Oct, 2018

Queensland’s firefighters who were killed in the line of duty were remembered this morning as part of the observance of Firefighters Remembrance Day.

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Check RCDs to ensure electrical safety, says WA’s energy safety regulator

Reported by Haydee | 04 Oct, 2018

Western Australia’s safety regulator is encouraging home and business owners to check their residual current devices (RCDs), which is the compulsory life-saving switches that protect against electrocution as it automatically stops the electricity supply when they detect a fault.

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National Safe Work Month 2018 launched

Reported by Stephen | 03 Oct, 2018

Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations, the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP, has launched this year’s National Safe Work Month.