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Know your Hazards video series

Reported by Haydee | 27 Jan, 2015

Identifying the potential hazards in the workplace is very important in reducing the possibility of workplace incidents and accidents. Because of this, the Department of Mines and Petroleum’s (DMP) Resources Safety Division created the “Know Your Hazards” video series.

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Reform hopes to put an end to workers comp red tape

Reported by Haydee | 19 Jan, 2015

WorkCover is looking at the possibility of adopting the same incentives for medium and large employers which was successful in improving safety at work and reducing red tape for small employers.

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Make safety part of your New Year’s resolution

Reported by Haydee | 16 Jan, 2015

Safe Work Australia Chief Executive Officer, Michelle Baxter reminds all Australians to prioritise health and safety in workplaces and make this a part of their New Year’s resolution.

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DMP investigates gas leak allegations

Reported by Haydee | 13 Jan, 2015

The Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) investigated allegations of a gas leak at a gas well in the Kimberley.

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Pilots urged to ensure safety before flying overseas

Reported by Haydee | 08 Jan, 2015

Australian pilots and air operators are urged to check all information on possible safety and security threats to flights prior to conducting operations in, over or near areas of armed conflict or turmoil.

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Companies fined for worker death

Reported by Haydee | 29 Dec, 2014

Two companies were fined $450,000 this month over a worker fatality on a Melbourne construction site in 2011.

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Musculoskeletal disorders symposium to be held in 2015

Reported by Haydee | 23 Dec, 2014

A symposium discussing latest research and best practice approaches to musculoskeletal disorders will be held at the Brisbane Exhibition and Convention Centre from 3 to 4 March 2015.

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Further assistance for loose-fill asbestos homes announced

Reported by Haydee | 22 Dec, 2014

NSW residents with loose-fill asbestos in their home will receive further assistance package. The NSW Government through Minister for Finance and Services, Dominic Perrottet, made the announcement.

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Renew your Household Worker Policy

Reported by Haydee | 02 Dec, 2014

WorkSafe Queensland is calling on everyone who employed a household worker to renew their Household Worker Policy by 19 December 2014.