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Tips for Managing Heat Stress

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Hot weather can take a serious toll on our health. In Europe in 2003, 70,000 people died in a heatwave. While such large-scale loss of life has not yet been experienced in an Australian summer, many parts of the country are experiencing exceptionally warm conditions that carry significant health risks – especially for older people, young children and those with chronic health conditions. Read Full Article

WorkCover Urges Caution after Forklift Fatality

Monday, December 23, 2013

Workcover New South Wales says injuries and deaths at work can have a long term impact on employees and special support is needed. Read Full Article

Union push for Trucking Accident Investigations

Thursday, December 05, 2013

The Transport Workers Union says workplace health and safety officials should investigate all trucking fatalities. Read Full Article

Worker killed at Ravensworth mine after vehicle run over by coal truck

Monday, December 02, 2013

Operations at a mine in the New South Wales Hunter Valley have shut down after a contractor was crushed to death by a coal truck. Read Full Article

ACT - What New Anti Bullying Laws Mean to You

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

The Fair Work Commission has released early details on how its new anti-bullying powers will work. Read Full Article

New ACT Industrial Court

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The ACT is to have a new court to cover industrial and workplace safety matters. Read Full Article


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