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Black lung forum held in Rockhampton

Reported by Stephen | 29 May, 2019

Ms Grace said the forum, organised by WorkCover Queensland, was part of an ongoing discussion about the workers’ compensation process for coal workers diagnosed with black lung.

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SA farmers warned after tractor incidents

Reported by Stephen | 17 May, 2019

Farmers are being warned not to “put their lives at risk” by tangling with electricity infrastructure on their properties following three tractor-hit pole incidents in South Australia.

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Flu warning for Queensland workers

Reported by Stephen | 08 May, 2019

With the start of the flu season upon us, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is reminding workers that having the flu vaccine each year is the best form of protection.

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Victorians warned to be safe around dams

Reported by Stephen | 08 May, 2019

Victorian farmers and earthmoving contractors are being warned to be safe around dams following two serious incidents in April, including a fatality.

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Farmers urged to prioritise quad bike safety

Reported by Stephen | 01 May, 2019

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is urging all farmers to prioritise quad bike safety or consider using safer farm vehicle alternatives.

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New FIFO mental health code launched in WA

Reported by Stephen | 04 Apr, 2019

Australia’s first code of practice addressing the mental health of FIFO workers in the resources and construction sectors has been launched.

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Parents warned about quad bike dangers for kids

Reported by Stephen | 01 Apr, 2019

With the Easter school holidays approaching, the Queensland Government is urging parents to think about safety before their kids jump onto a quad bike.

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Inspection blitz targets young workers

Reported by Stephen | 26 Mar, 2019

A joint inspection blitz by WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork NSW will focus on keeping young workers safe and reducing potentially deadly falls at work sites in the Albury Wodonga region.