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Farm deaths sparks safety reminder

Reported by Haydee | 19 Jul, 2018

Twelve farm deaths in Victorian farms since July 2017 has prompted WorkSafe Victoria to issue a safety warning.

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Make your farm free from harm, urges Safe Work Australia

Reported by Haydee | 19 Jul, 2018

According to Safe Work Australia CEO Michelle Baxter, the most recent data available shows that the agriculture industry accounted for 21 percent of worker fatalities and 3 percent of serious claims for workers’ compensation.

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Cane harvesters urged to make safety a priority

Reported by Stephen | 17 Jul, 2018

As the 2018 cane harvesting season gets into full swing, Essential Energy is urging operators of harvest machinery in northern NSW to prioritise safety when working near overhead powerlines and other electrical infrastructure.

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SafeWork NSW warns workers on risk of leptospirosis

Reported by Stephen | 13 Jul, 2018

SafeWork NSW has issued a safety alert reminding workers of the potential risks from a bacterial infection called leptospirosis, and the measures that they should implement to control the risks.

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WA firies receive further protection in high-risk situations

Reported by Haydee | 11 Jul, 2018

Western Australian firefighters will be provided with lifesaving fire crew protection through the government’s commitment to providing more than $8.7 million funding to the rollout of the crew-cab protection program.

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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.