WA: WorkSafe Warns Longer Hours Lead To HIgher Risks

Reported by Julia | 02 Mar, 2010

WorkSafe WA has turned its attention to the increasing number of work hours among employees on the Gorgon gas project. The safety agency says fly-in-fly-out semiskilled workers and tradesmen in Pilbara, which has agreed to 70-hour work weeks, could be more vulnerable to risks. Under the new agreement, workers will work 70 hours per week …