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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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INBODY BODY COMPOSITION ANALYSERS
June 20, 2019

Regardless of whether your staff are out in the field, on the road or behind a desk, it’s becoming even more…

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Melbourne City Council sued over alleged bullying
June 18, 2019

A park ranger is suing Melbourne City Council after his manager allegedly subjected him to an “appallingly cruel and protracted campaign…

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Arizonian Ergonomics is the best type of Ergonomics
June 18, 2019

Arizona Man may be mistaken for being a glossy snake catcher of its namesake. Arizona Man is so much more than…

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Dehydration danger – should all forklifts come with cupholders?
June 18, 2019

First published in: Forkliftaction News Safety First column. Forkliftaction blogger Darren Cottingham is director of DT Driver Training, a provider of…

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This firefighter is one of the reasons why the government is cracking down on illegal waste
June 14, 2019

As a firefighter, Thurston Darcy accepts a level of risk every day, but he never expected to be hospitalised for a…

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Stronger Penalties For Dangerous Goods Offences
June 14, 2019

The Andrews Labor Government is cracking down on rogue operators who put Victorians at risk by flouting dangerous goods laws with…

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Wall Street Dads Find Parental Leave Easier to Get Than to Take
June 13, 2019

When JPMorgan Chase & Co. agreed to pay a landmark $5 million to settle a discrimination claim from a new dad,…

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Reforms set to fire up firefighters
June 11, 2019

A new firefighting body could be established under Labor plans to reform the state’s firefighting services. The Firefighters’ Presumptive Rights Compensation…

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