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Calls for new FIFO workers to have ‘induction period’

A speaker at the WA Government’s inquiry into mental health impacts of FIFO work has called for new workers to go through an ‘induction period’ to gauge their suitability for the FIFO lifestyle. FIFO...

Compensation denied to former Moura Mine employee

Compensation has been denied to a former mine employee who swapped shifts with a co-worker on the day of the 1994 Moura Mine disaster. In 2011 the man filed a claim with the Supreme Court of...

Mine workers wanted for men’s health study

Mine workers from the northern Bowen Basin are being asked to take part in a men’s health study aimed at discovering why men’s health is much poorer than women’s in the Mackay...

Here comes the sun

[hr]With summer almost upon us, the Cancer Council delivers a timely reminder about the dangers of too much UV exposure and explains what to look for when checking for the early signs of skin cancer...

Psychologically safe

[hr]The Australian workplace has hit a tipping point: the escalating business costs of ignoring psychosocial risks are becoming too great, according to organisational psychologist, Dr Jane Austin. In...

Black hard hats raise money for mental health

A mine services company is donating two dollars from the sale of every limited edition black hard hat to the Black Dog Institute in the lead up to mental health week, 5-12 October. ProChoice Safety...

AMSJ Spring 2018