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Reminder on storage water heaters safety

Reported by Haydee | 14 Aug, 2018

An incident last month in which a water storage heater exploded outside a home in Perth’s north if only quick checks and routine maintenance were done, says the Building and Energy inspectors who went to the site.

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Consultation RIS on workplace standards exposure standards now available

Reported by Haydee | 08 Aug, 2018

Safe Work Australia has released the consultation regulation impact statement: Workplace exposure standards framework under the model WHS laws (consultation RIS) to determine the impact of and the best way to implement an update to the country’s workplace exposure standard framework.

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New inspectors to boost workplace safety

Reported by Stephen | 07 Aug, 2018

Fifteen new inspectors who graduated from a 17-week training program last week will begin the task of keeping Victorians safe and healthy at work this month.

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Tradies take care of their tools more than they take care of their health, study reveals

Reported by Haydee | 03 Aug, 2018

A new study reveals that tradies are almost twice as likely to take care of their tools than their health despite having one of the highest injury rates of any occupation. The Empirica Research commissioned by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) was released on Wednesday to mark the launch of Tradies National Health Month. The …