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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...

Energy drinks & their effect on worker health

Energy drinks can be detrimental to worker health and well being PUBLISHED / AMSJ AUTUMN 2020 How do energy drinks impact your business?Workers who consume energy drinks are at risk of health impacts...

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Australia needs to prevent group violence

Dr Phillip Wadds says early intervention can challenge toxic masculinity that may have led to the recent unprovoked knife attack on a man in Pyrmont. Australia needs to challenge toxic masculinity...

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Soft tissue health a top priority for reducing LTIs

A physical trainer, noted for helping FIFO workers with fitness and weight reduction plans, believes soft tissue health is the “key focus” to reducing total recorded injury frequency rates (TRIFR)...

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Mental health a priority for new mine inspector

Mental health and wellbeing will be high on the agenda for the latest mine inspector at Western Australia’s Department of Mines and Petroleum. Amy Douglas-Martens (pictured right) was recently...

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Preventing risk is the key to safety

Welcome to Safe Lace Industrial We have all experienced the inconvenience of having to continually stop and retie our shoe/boot laces, but do you realise the danger that this can cause as well? It is...

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Health risk guidance for mining sector

The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has released a new edition of its guidance on occupational health risk assessment (HRA). The new guidance provides health risk practitioners with...

Second wave of Roy Hill pink trucks launched

Roy Hill is even prettier in pink, announcing the arrival of a further nine Pink Trucks for Breast Cancer Awareness at its mine site in West Australia’s Pilbara region. The trucks are part of an...