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FIFO worker murder

FIFO Worker accused of murder named

UPDATED: A FIFO worker accused of murdering his colleague at a Western Australian mine has been remanded in custody to appear in Stirling Gardens Magistrates Court on November 27. Troy Adam Hausler...

a murder at a mine site has sent Pilbara Minerals into a trading halt

Police charge FIFO worker over murder at mine site

Western Australian Police have charged a FIFO worker at a Western Australian mine associated with the murder of another man at a mine site. Western Australia Police confirmed this morning that...

Jason Tulipan discusses the issues surround FIFO Mental health and mental health issues in the sector

Mental Health within the FIFO Sector – Opinion

Opinion piece By Jason Tulipan on Mental Health in the FIFO Sector and dealing with mental health issues. I am currently a relieving Master and Chief Officer on an offshore tug working off Broome for...

Fifo lifestyles survey information is being sought for a new book

Feedback sought for FIFO lifestyles survey

John Toomey is a wellness program provider is conducting research for a new book around FIFO lifestyles and the challenges of working FIFO. He is seeking your support for a survey. John writes…...

FIFO Mental Health is an emerging issues. Tips to improve mental health for FIFO workers

FIFO mental health

Susie Kindred, Registered Psychologist has some great self-care tips for maintaining FIFO Mental Health. Susie writes….One in five people will experience symptoms of mental illness in any one...

Safe to Work Safe Work Australia Return to Work Strategy

Safe Work Australia launches Return to Work Strategy

Safe Work Australia has launched it’s latest return to work strategy to improve outcomes for workers returning to work. Safe Work Australia says that the economic consequences of being out of...

A new book helping children understand FIFO lifestyles has been written by a FIFO Worker

A new book to help FIFO kids understand

A new illustrated children’s book has been released by a second-generation FIFO worker. The book aims to help kids understand the challenges that dads and mums face with FIFO life. Michael...

Sun protection and sun safety are key issues for work health and safety

Sun safety | It’s time to get serious

Sun safety is now an important part of any good health and safety program. Joanne Crotty from Danger Sun Overhead knows the first-hand impact of sun-related skin cancer in her life. She shares some...

Sotar Spine Musculoskelatal feedback monitor

Wearable Safety Device assists to avoid injury risk

Soter Analytics has developed a wearable safety device with sensor and app to coach industrial workers to avoid injury risk.  New technology consisting of a wearable sensor and accompanying app...

working with silica - a new guide has been released

New guide for working with silica

A new guide for working with silica has been released by Safework Australia. If you are a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) who has workers (including yourself) that work with silica...

Shiftwork lifestyles study

Managing weight as a night shift worker | New study

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...