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The Common Sense Safety Conundrum

The Common Sense Complaint If only I had a dollar for every time someone has complained about the loss of common sense when talking about safety in general, and more particularly about safety...

Long working hours linked to increased risky alcohol use

Employees who work more than 48 hours per week are more likely to engage in risky alcohol consumption than those who work standard weeks, finds a new study published in The BMJ today. Risky alcohol...

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WA Government Reducing Approval Times: ALARP Forum

In February the Western Australian Government will host the Reducing Approval Times  forum, or the “as low as reasonably practicable” (ALARP) and “so far as is reasonably...

Where The Mining Jobs Are

Mining jobs will be thin on the ground in the first quarter of 2015, however boilermakers, welders and diesel mechanics with experience in mining are still in demand, according to the latest Hays...

Front Line Supervisors Hold the Key For Return To Work

Employers play a pivotal role in the recovery and early return to work of injured workers. The role of supervisors is the most crucial of all. Research has shown that the return to work process and...

Men Wanted For Online Depression Survey

Researchers at the Macquarie University are looking for men to participate in an online survey exploring preferences for treatment options for depression. Currently 150 individuals have taken part...

Considering workers’ injury cover for FIFO workers

An unintended consequence of the recent boom in fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workforces attached to remote and regional mining and construction sites is confusion over the level of workers’ compensation...

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