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Meaningful work insights survey found Australians value more than money

Australians want meaningful work above all

A landmark survey released today ( Meaningful Work Insights 2019 ) identified what Australians constitute as meaningful work and has found Aussies value happiness and better conditions over money in...

Must-have PPE – A new level of safety

IS YOUR COMPANY TAKING EVERY PRECAUTION TO: A) PREVENT EMPLOYEE INJURY & B) ENSURE WORKPLACE SAFETY? Don’t be liable – demand the best for your company and staff.  Incorporate the new...

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SafeWork NSW reminds workers to be safe in summer

As it gets closer to summer and temperatures heat up this week, SafeWork NSW has issued a reminder of the importance of working safely this summer. Executive Director of SafeWork NSW Peter Dunphy...

Sixteen work-related fatalities in July

There were 16 work-related deaths during July, according to Safe Work Australia’s Notifiable Fatalities Monthly Report. The report reveals 11 male workers, one female worker, three male...

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Shift work hard on the ticker

Working long hours may get you in the good books with your employer, but recent studies have shown it has its health implications. In the mining industry, shifts are as far from a nine-to-five desk...

Worker injured after rubber hose failure

A worker was seriously injured when he was sprayed by anhydrous ammonia after failure of flexible rubber hose, according to a significant incident report released by the Department of Mines and...

Ten shocking alcohol-fuelled workplace accidents

After a long day at work, it is not uncommon to put our feet up and crack open a beer to unwind for the day. In an industry where days are longer than usual, and ‘home’ is an isolated...

Perth man killed in workplace accident

A man has died in a workplace accident after allegedly being caught in a large industrial mixer in Perth. The 58-year-old process worker’s arm had become trapped at the Klinger Australia...

Long working hours linked to increased risky alcohol use

Employees who work more than 48 hours per week are more likely to engage in risky alcohol consumption than those who work standard weeks, finds a new study published in The BMJ today. Risky alcohol...

AMSJ April 2022