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FIFO worker injured in cricket match | Compo upheld

A FIFO worker who was injured in a cricket match between shifts on a FIFO site has had a Return to WorkSA appeal (See Note 1) squashed after ReturntoWork SA sort to exclude his injury from...

shift work cancer

Shift work may be linked to cancer

Recent commissioned research from the UK’s premier occupational health and safety professional organisation has indicated that there may be increased incidence of cancers in shift workers...

A former coal mine worker is suing Anglo

CQ miner seeks $2.5m after horrific crash

A Central Queensland mine worker is suing three companies for $2.5 million after receiving brain damage in a car crash. Norwich Park machine operator Harold Kerle was driving home to Monto from a...

Long work hours linked to CVD

Working long hours—particularly 46 hours per week or more—may increase the long-term risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) events such as heart attack, reports a study in the March Journal of...

Study shows caffeine reduces driver error

New research by Defence researchers has found caffeine marginally reduces driver drowsiness but significantly reduces driving errors. Chief Defence scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky said the study formed...

AMSJ Nov 2021