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Know Your Workplace Bully

Know Your Workplace Bully

Do you know a workplace bully when you see one? They’re not always as obvious to spot as the little tyke above and they can be very good at hiding their poor social behaviour from their...

Better sleep quality with melatonin pills

Melatonin Pills Could Improve Sleep Quality

A study using melatonin pills to aid sleep in an ICU environment in Beijing has found that the hormone does improve the quality of sleep, even in a noisy and illuminated environment. The research...

Safety Compliance

Safety Compliance Guilty Of Misleading Small Businesses

The Federal Court has declared that Safety Compliance Pty Ltd contravened the Australian Consumer Law (ACL)  and the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth) (now called the Competition and Consumer Act 2010)...

Linc Energy Workers Allegedly Exposed To Dangerous Gases

Linc Energy Workers Allegedly Exposed To Dangerous Gases

Workers at Linc Energy’s underground coal gasification plant near Chinchilla in Queensland were allegedly exposed to dangerous gases over several years, according to the ABC. The public broadcaster...

Police Raids Uncover Bikie Drugs Headed For Mining Towns

Police Raids Uncover Bikie Drugs Headed For Mining Towns

Raids on several properties linked to a bikie gang uncovered over a quarter of a million dollars worth of drugs that police believe were headed for mining towns in Central Queensland. According to...

Pluto LNG Shut Down By Rogue Drilling Rig

Pluto LNG Shut Down By Rogue Drilling Rig

Woodside’s Pluto LNG plant has shut down production temporarily this morning after another company’s submersible drilling rig drifted dangerously close to Pluto’s flowlines...

Mental Illness Costs Australian Workplaces $11 Billion

Mental illness costs Australian workplaces around $11 billion in lost productivity every year, according to the organisers of a major safety event being held in Brisbane. What employers can do to...

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