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Workplace dust, fumes linked to lung disease for more than 1 in 10 people

Reported by Haydee | 15 Jul, 2019

More than 1 in 10 people suffering from a range of lung diseases may be sick because of inhaling vapours, gas, dust or fumes at work. This is according to a joint American Thoracic Society and the European Respiratory Society statement published in the ATS’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

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QUT researchers seeking views on workplace safety

Reported by Stephen | 01 Mar, 2019

Queensland University of Technology researchers are looking for Queensland workers to participate in a survey to better understand work safety at the grassroots level.

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Game engine software used to improve crane safety

Reported by Haydee | 26 Oct, 2018

Dr. Yihai Fang and his team from Monash University’s Department of Civil Engineering has created programs using game engine software that uses sensing, simulation and visualization to enhance the safety of crane lift training and operation.

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New report shows ice use rampant in workplaces

Reported by Stephen | 01 Aug, 2018

Thousands of Australians are turning up to work under the influence of methamphetamines and predominately ice, according to new data from South Australia’s peak business lobby Business SA.

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One in three Australians suffer from “social jet lag”, study says

Reported by Haydee | 10 Jul, 2018

A new research reveals that one in three Australians are “socially jet lagged”, with 31 percent of those surveyed saying that the time they sleep is more than an hour out of sync with their body clock on weekends compared with work nights.