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Lessons from the past: Breaking Briseis

Sophie Blackshaw takes a look back at Tasmania’s mining past and examines the lead up and aftermath of the Briseis Tin Mine Dam Disaster of 1929. Geographically more like New Zealand, with its...

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24 Work-Related Deaths in Australia So Far This Year

Since the beginning of the year there have been 24 work-related deaths in Australia, according to Safe Work Australia. The mining sector has recorded the second highest number of fatalities with four...

Be smart about the flu this season

Be FluSmart This Influenza Season

Last year Australian laboratories confirmed more than 67,000 cases of influenza in the country – that’s more than the 2009 Flu Pandemic. Australians might be in for another bad season...

Free Webinar on Risk Of Heavy Vehicle Rollovers

Free Webinar on Risk Of Heavy Vehicle Rollovers

The Road Accident Action Group (RAAG) will be holding a free webinar on the risks of heavy vehicle rollovers over two Thursday’s in March. Designed specifically for road managers, mining and...

NSW WorkSafe Awards

NSW SafeWork Awards Open For Entry

WorkCover New South Wales SafeWork Awards, which recognises businesses and individuals that have made positive changes to workplace health and safety, are calling for entries for 2015. Any NSW...

Port Hedland Wharf Worker Has Leg Amputated

Port Hedland Wharf Worker Has Leg Amputated

A worker who was rushed to hospital after being involved in Monday’s accident at Roy Hill’s Port Hedland Wharf has had his leg amputated. Port Hedland Seafarers Association chaplain Alan...

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