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White paper on nitrogen dioxide limits for mine safety

A new Dräger white paper addressing mine safety in Canada and the trends towards lower NO2 limits can help mines prepare their operations.

Business 05 February, 2016

Hazelwood mine operator charged for 2014 fire

The operator of the Hazelwood power station and mine in Victoria's Latrobe Valley has been charged with 10 workplace safety breaches over the 2014 fire that burned near...

Business 05 February, 2016

Sign-writing company charged over fatal wall collapse

A sign-writing company has been charged and fined over its role in the collapse of a wall that killed three people in Melbourne in 2013.

Business 05 February, 2016

Australians are spending more on mental health services and employers need to take notice

There are definite costs of mental illness in the workplace but the return on investment in a mentally healthy workplace can be a big boost to the bottom line.

Business 04 February, 2016

Safety watches to protect mental health workers

3G safety watches that alert emergency services to a wearer's exact location will be given to Victorian health workers to help reduce mental health violence against them.

Business 03 February, 2016

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PPE
Confined space can be a death trap in the waiting

Confined space can be a death trap in the waiting

Not all employers and operators understand what constitutes a 'confined space', nor the dangers associated with working in such...

Article 01 February, 2016
Height
Leading edges — an under-recognised hazard

Leading edges — an under-recognised hazard

There are some working-at-height applications where environmental factors can affect the performance of PPE. In such circumstances, incorrect...

Article 07 October, 2015
Materials
Manual handling — What to look for now?

Manual handling — What to look for now?

In 2014 Safe Work Australia published some good news statistics: 2011–12 — serious workers compensation claims with "muscular...

Article 06 August, 2015
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