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Nominations Closing: National Safety Awards

With less than a week remaining before nominations close, don’t miss out on nominating the heroes within your organisation who are making a positive difference to your health, safety and...

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AMSJ’s Top Tips for Choosing Good Mining Boots

When it comes down to being onsite for long shifts, one thing that can really make or break your day are your boots. Choosing the right boots is probably more important than eating healthy, because...

WorkCover benefits package

The Palaszczuk Government is driving down the cost of doing business for employers through WorkCover Queensland’s premium and benefits package.

Stronger Workers’ Comp for black lung

The Palaszczuk Government is seeking stronger workers’ compensation protections for workers with black lung and associated dust diseases. Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace introduced the...

New Chairperson for Safety and Health

The McGowan Labor Government has welcomed Stephanie Mayman as the new Chairperson for the Commission for Occupational Safety and Health. Ms Mayman has a wealth of experience in the health and safety...

Black Lung

Another coal dust victim

According to recent reports, another Queensland coal miner has been diagnosed with emphysema and chronic bronchitis, a result of breathing excessive coal dust at work. The miner was employed at the...

Oil disaster firm’s new well plans rejected

The federal regulator has knocked back plans for a new well at Montara, the site of one of Australia’s worst oil disasters, after deciding the project’s environmental preparations were not up to...

Creeping Fatigue

Depression and loneliness study: FIFO

Are you an Australian mining worker? Or do you know someone who is? Research at Central Queensland University is interested in Australian mining workers aged 18 years or over who are currently fly-in...

Good news for heavy vehicle on Eton Range

A successful heavy vehicle trial on Eton Range over the weekend has resulted in good news for local heavy vehicle operators. A trial was undertaken by Transport and Main Roads and NQ Group Heavy...

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Seventy-six Australian workers killed in 2017

Recent figures from Safe Work Australia show 76 Australian workers have been killed at work so far this year. The Transport, postal & warehousing workplaces have once again emerged as the most...

Gas/Coal ‘Clean Energy Target’ is a lie – ACF

The Australian Conservation Foundation is alarmed by reports that the Finkel review will recommend a so-called ‘Clean Energy Target’ (CET) that would allow for gas or even coal-fired power stations...

Treat minor burns by getting the facts straight

National Burns Awareness Month– 1-30 June 2017 Brenniston continues on its quest to make Australia safer throughout National Burns Awareness Month, by equipping Australians with First Aid supplies...

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