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Mine worker safety Global Road Technology

Improving mine worker safety the agenda for GRT

Australian headquartered mining and civil services firm Global Road Technology (GRT), is aiming to place mine safety firmly on the national agenda over the next 12 months. Using its work in the...

Silica dust

The Tiny Protagonist Injuring Australians

What can be 100 times smaller than a grain of sand, yet it may be fatal for those who inhale it? While obvious answers would include the Covid-19 virus and Asbestos fibres, there is another...

prevent group violence

Put a stop to workplace violence

WorkSafe Victoria is launching a new campaign highlighting the need for employers and the community to come together to stamp out violence in the workplace. Work-related violence has a devastating...

Taking action on mental health in mining

Safety Mate has launched their new BLACK DOG Cut D Glove to support the work of The Black Dog Institute and mental health in mining. Did you know that 20% of Australians will...

ARCTIC HEAT

Minimise heat stress issues & maximise productivity

Australia is the world’s hottest, driest continent. Ambient dry bulb temperatures exceeding 40 Degrees C are common for several months of the year in inland areas and, in the hot, humid, tropical...

Shiftwork lifestyles study

Managing weight as a night shift worker

Shiftwork study to examine weight in night shift workers If you’re one of Australia’s 1.4 million shift workers, it will be clear to you that managing irregular hours can be hard...

Workplace harrasment

New National guides on inappropriate behaviours released

Safe Work Australia has released new guidance materials to support businesses in understanding how to prevent and respond to sexual harassment and how to manage the risk of violence and aggression in...