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Queensland Government wraps up crisis talks with mining industry after sixth death
July 9, 2019

The Queensland Government has called for mining company CEOs and union representatives to attend an urgent safety forum this Wednesday after…

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EPA investigate Vic recycling plant fire
July 9, 2019

Environment watchdog officials will be at the site of a west Melbourne plastic recycling plant for days, after a blaze forced…

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A One Stop Shop for All Safety Needs
July 9, 2019

For 115 years, Portwest® has designed, developed and manufactured High Visibility Clothing, Flame Resistant Workwear, Safety Footwear, Hand Protection and Personal…

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Fifth tragic workplace suicide of AFP officer
July 8, 2019

WARNING: Distressing content An Australian Federal Police officer has died in shockingly similar circumstances to another four members who took their…

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Genuine mental health case … or not? If you think an employee is lying, here’s what you need to ask yourself first
July 5, 2019

Camille Wilson runs workshops on mental health and the workplace. Here, she challenges managers to think about how their employee is…

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No work Wednesday: The Australian company thriving after introducing a four-day week
July 5, 2019

If you were told by your work to stop coming in so much, you might suspect you were getting the sack….

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Advocate welcomes meeting with AFL to discuss concussion policy
July 4, 2019

Player agent turned concussion advocate Peter Jess has urged players to keep the lawyers out of it and seek solutions –…

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Gun brought to Royal Adelaide Hospital as violent incidents increase, union says
July 4, 2019

A patient bringing a loaded gun into the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) and nurses being threatened with knives are just some…

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Tamworth hosts first of four workers compensation system reviews three years after reforms came into effect
July 2, 2019

Sick and injured employees are taking too long to return to work according to hundreds of frustrated employers who claim the…

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How could a passenger be left behind on an Air Canada plane? And could it happen in Australia?
June 24, 2019

Air Canada is investigating how a woman was left behind on one of its planes after she fell asleep during a…

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Psychologists fear for defence troops as Bupa poised to take over contract
June 21, 2019

Psychologists say it may be harder for defence force personnel to seek counselling when Bupa takes over the armed forces healthcare…

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U.N. labor body adopts #MeToo pact against violence at work
June 21, 2019

GENEVA (Reuters) – The U.N. agency overseeing international labor standards adopted on Friday a new treaty against violence and harassment in…

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