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Qlders wait longer for health treatment: Budget

#health #safety #budget #forgetqld #hospital Queenslanders will wait longer for treatment at public hospital emergency departments thanks to last night’s Federal Budget which forgot Queensland and...

Heavy vehicle supply chain support for new laws

Up to 165,000 companies that make up Australia’s heavy vehicle supply chain will be required to take steps to deliver a safer road transport industry under new laws coming in mid-2018. NHVR CEO Sal...

35 miners killed in Iran mine explosion

#worldnews #explosion #mineaccident #dozenskilled An explosion in a coalmine in northern Iran killed at least 35 workers and injured scores more. The blast occurred in the Zemestanyurt mine on...

Health Tips for a Mining Worker

If you are a part of the mining industry, then it’s essential for you to know about its perks and perils. Workers who constantly dig grounds to earn their livings can be subject to some severe...

#health&safety Ways to Boost Your Willpower

Willpower: It’s one of those things some people are born with, like thick hair or a trust fund. Right? Actually, the research suggests otherwise… Great article with Men’s Health on...

Towards 2020: Strategy for Resources Safety

Towards 2020 is the Department’s regulatory strategy covering all legislation administered by the Resources Safety Division. It is the first of a series of high-level three-year rolling strategies to...

Black lung training to upskill coal miner medicos

Doctors will require specific skills and experience in black lung to provide compulsory health checks on Queensland coal miners. Natural Resources and Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham says the...

HEMP: A healthy boost

Hemp could be on your menu in the near future as the Queensland Government has backed the proposal to approve low-THC hemp seed as a legal food substance in Australia. Minister for Health and...

Mandatory licensing for labour hire operators

Mandatory licensing of labour hire companies will be introduced in Queensland in a bid to crack-down on rogue operators who are exploiting and mistreating vulnerable workers. Announcing the scheme at...

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