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Finalists announced for 2017 WorkSafe Victoria Awards

Reported by Stephen | 27 Sep, 2017

The finalists for the 2017 WorkSafe Awards have been announced, with twenty-three Victorian businesses, health and safety representatives and individuals included in the list.

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Queensland ramps up support for coal workers

Reported by Stephen | 24 Mar, 2017

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace on Thursday said that since the re-emergence of black lung disease, the Queensland Government has ramped up efforts to tackle the disease and support those workers affected by it.

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Work-related fatalities figures updated

Reported by Stephen | 16 Mar, 2017

Latest workplace fatality figures from Safe Work Australia show 32 Australian workers have been killed at work so far this year.

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Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace

Reported by Stephen | 11 Jul, 2016

Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace is essential for a number of reasons. One of the main reasons why workers are tested for drugs or alcohol is because impairment by alcohol or drugs increases the risk of suffering an injury.

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Importance of first aid compliance in the workplace

Reported by Stephen | 04 Jul, 2016

People who are injured or become ill at work need immediate and appropriate medical attention. Workplace related injuries cost the Australian economy an estimated $60.6 billion each year, according to Safe Work Australia