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Ten Victorian Tradies Injured Every Day

Ten tradies are injured badly enough every day to make a compensation claim, according to statistics released today by WorkSafe. In the past five years, more than 17,000 injury claims from the...

Re-entering Pike River

Geoffrey Nugent, Darren Brady, David Cliff and Seamus Devlin from Queensland Mines Rescue Service discuss how they developed the emergency guidelines and practical software that was deployed in the...

Registrations open for Mechanical Safety Seminar

John Hannaford, Chair of the NSW Mine Safety Advisory Council will be just one of the keynote speakers at 23rd Mechanical Engineering Safety Seminar to be held at the Waterview Convention Centre...

Interview with Mousa Sharifi – WHS compliance

International Standards Certification’s Regional Manager, Mousa Sharifi, talks to AMSJ about compliance and the new national WHS legislation. What is the number one safety compliance issue you see...

Coal combustion blamed for 200,000 deaths

Coal-fired power generation is putting millions of lives at risk around the world, according to a new review of the scientific evidence. The scientific literature review, conducted by environmental...

Serious injury from drilling incident

The NSW Mine Safety Investigation Unit has published an investigation update on a drilling incident which left a 26 year old man a quadriplegic. The man was struck by a blooie line which had...

How safe is Uranium

Chief Executive of the Australian Uranium Association, Michael Angwin, dispels some of the safety myths surrounding this valuable, and highly controversial mineral. The future of nuclear power, and...

Taking a sickie

“Australian companies lose an estimated $17 billion per year in productivity to absenteeism.” Compiling accurate data on absenteeism and adopting a proactive approach to employee well-being can...

Taking care of business tragedy at Pike River

On Friday 19 November 2010, a methane explosion caused a tragedy at New Zealand’s Pike River Coal Mine resulting in the deaths of 29 workers. Dr Carlos Sorentino examines what role poor corporate...

Call for Nominations in National Safety Awards

The National Safety Council of Australia (NSCA) is calling for nominations in the National Safety Awards of Excellence The Awards are Australia’s longest running, independent awards, recognising...

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