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Safety officer with fake OHS qualifications gets compo

A man who falsified OHS qualifications forged a diploma and then worked as a health and safety coordinator has had his weekly compensation payments reinstated after being summarily dismissed for...

ears to the ground noise in the mining industry can leave worker with long term effects

Ears To The Ground | Noise in the mining industry

People working in the quarrying and mining industries face a number of occupational health challenges including the debilitating effects of noise-induced hearing loss. The Australian Institute of...

Professor Sidney Dekker

Q&A with Professor Sidney Dekker

SAFETY DIFFERENTLY Professor, author and pilot Sidney Dekker talks safety from 30,000ft, “overparenting” in the mining industry, and how one Australian mine has scrapped all safety procedures in a...

Drilling Down An Accident Investigation

The following case study is an extract of an investigation report prepared by the NSW Mine Safety Investigation Unit: “Investigation into a serious drill rig incident at Ashton Coal Mine on 12 August...

Free Webinar On Return To Work Coordination

Free Webinar On Return To Work Coordination

A free webinar on return to work coordination will be conducted by the Queensland Workers Compensation Regulator in April. Anita Johnston, VAC Group Human Resources Manager and 2014 Return to Work...

Why do we have to do the Death-Knock?

A Second on Safety by David G Broadbent There is that awful rapping of the knuckles on the door. It usually has to be repeated 2-3 times; the manager always seems to knock ever so quietly. Why do you...

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