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Job strain linked to common mental illness

Reported by Stephen | 22 May, 2018

High job strain is associated with an increased risk of developing common mental health issues such as depression and anxiety amongst middle-aged workers, according to new research led by the Black Dog Institute.

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Contractor fined over death of two workers

Reported by Haydee | 21 May, 2018

A contractor in Perth was fined $160,000 over the deaths of two labourers caused by falling concrete tilt-up panels at a construction site.

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SafeWork SA welcomes ICAC’s investigation of Royal Adelaide Show incident

Reported by Haydee | 17 May, 2018

SafeWork SA has welcomed the evaluation of the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption of its regulatory practices, policies, and procedures in relation to the safety regulator’s decision to refer new information to the Office for Public Integrity in connection to the 2014 fatal incident at the Royal Adelaide Show involving the Airmaxx 360 ride.

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Worker death toll climbs

Reported by Stephen | 17 May, 2018

Latest Safe Work Australia data show as at 11 May, there have been 46 Australian workers killed at work in 2018.

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Understand and avoid electrical hazards in roof spaces

Reported by Haydee | 16 May, 2018

WorkSafe and Building and Energy are reminding homeowners of the importance of understanding and avoiding electrical hazards in roof spaces, as new regulations commence last Monday.