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CFMEU Announces Policy On Impairment In The Workforce

CFMEU Announces Policy On Impairment In The Workforce

The mining sector’s peak union body yesterday announced they had, for the first time, developed a policy to address “impairment” in the workforce. The Construction, Forestry, Mining...

Strzelecki Track

Infamous Strzelecki Track To Get Safety Upgrade

The infamous Strzelecki Track near Lyndhurst in South Australia will be getting a long overdue safety upgrade with the government committing $1.2 million to the project. The track, which links to the...

New Emergency Lighting System Talks To Devices

New Emergency Lighting System Talks To Devices

Engineer researchers at Deakin University have developed an emergency lighting system that they say is “cheaper to operate and less likely to fail” than systems currently employed in this...

Shift Workers Warned To Reduce Energy Drinks in Diet

Shift Workers Warned To Reduce Energy Drinks in Diet

Shift workers in mining are being warned to minimise energy drinks in their diet to avoid the risk of health complications associated with caffeine toxicity. According to WorkCover Qld, The...

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...

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