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Is Your High Risk Work Licence Still Valid?

SafeWork SA is reminding workers to convert qualifications issued on or before 31 December 2004 to the national high risk work licence before the 1 September 2014 deadline. Bryan Russell, SafeWork...

Mining Tax Only Generated $600,000 Last Quarter

Joe Hockey is claiming that the government only received $600,000 from the Minerals Resource Rent Tax for the June 2014 quarter. A statement from the Federal Treasurer’s office says...

Lessons From The Past: Creswick Mine Disaster of 1882

[hr]No one could have imagined that in the small but prosperous town of Creswick in 1882 there would occur the worst gold mining accident in Australia – a record that stands to this day. [hr] The...

Inhaling helium not always harmless fun warns BOC

Gases and engineering company BOC has raised its concerns over a recent segment on popular US television program The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon which showed the host and actor Morgan Freeman...

1 in 10 workers absent or affected by drugs at work

A poll conducted by the Australian Drug Foundation has found that 10% of Victorian employees had either taken a day off and/or gone to work feeling the effects of their drug use. In a large sample of...

October is Safe Work Australia Month

This October is Safe Work Australia Month (safety month) – a time to promote the importance and raise the awareness of work health and safety in Australia. As part of safety month Safe Work Australia...

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