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Identifying dangerous structural issues in buildings

07 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Mainmark

Unstable ground can lead to structural issues with a building, affecting worker safety and business operations.


Mining rescue event winners revealed

06 December, 2018

Eighteen voluntary emergency response teams have battled it out at the 8th annual Mining Emergency Response Competition (MERC).


Charges laid over child's death on carnival ride

05 December, 2018

Charges have been laid against a carnival ride operator after a child allegedly fell from one of its rides and died in 2017.


Vic safety inspectors target construction site falls

04 December, 2018

Falls on construction sites are the focus of WorkSafe Victoria inspections on building sites between now and Christmas.


Severe stress affects 1 in 3 emergency workers

04 December, 2018

One-third of emergency services personnel are experiencing high or very high psychological distress, according to a new study.


How workplace jokes can go wrong

03 December, 2018

A new guide to using humour in the workplace uses the latest research to ensure nobody is harmed by offensive jokes.


Silica concerns prompt Qld audit

03 December, 2018

An urgent audit of engineered stone benchtop fabricators is underway in Queensland, with 140 workplaces to be inspected before the Christmas break.


70% of workers dehydrated, study shows

03 December, 2018

Occupational safety and performance in seven out of 10 workers is negatively affected by heat stress and failure to maintain water balance.


Upvise online safety certification

29 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Fleet Effect Pty Ltd

The Upvise online certification framework digitises the overall process for AS/NZS4801 certification.


Dust diseases clinic improves medical care

28 November, 2018 | Supplied by: icare

The clinic's screening services are free and include access to X-ray, full lung function test and a medical examination with a medical specialist.


Contractor death sees construction firm fined

27 November, 2018

A housing construction company has been fined $250,000 after its contractor fell and died at a worksite.


Theme park gondola ride falls during maintenance

19 November, 2018

During maintenance in October 2018, a gondola on a drop tower amusement ride became detached from the above catch-car.


Forklift tips over, fatally crushes operator

16 November, 2018

The experienced operator was moving a load into an industrial shed when the forklift's mast collided with an overhead steel beam.


Jobs at Home Day raises safety awareness

14 November, 2018

In December, Victorian workers will be given the opportunity to celebrate the important jobs they do at home for their families.


High-voltage circuit breaker kills worker

14 November, 2018

A worker has been killed following a power station incident in Victoria.


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