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Linc Energy Workers Allegedly Exposed to Dangerous Gases at Experimental Plant

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Mar 17, 2015 6:52:00 AM

dangerous gasMining company Linc Energy is now on the hot seat for allegedly exposing its workers to hazardous gases at a Queensland experimental plant.

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Topics: Hazard and Risk Management

Investigation called for by electrical trades union with the alleged safety breach at Sydney construction site

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Jan 20, 2015 12:21:00 AM

under constructionDuring the construction of the prominent International Convention Centre at Darling Harbour, a potentially deadly electrical safety breach caused nearly 50 electricians to refuse to carry out some non-emergency work.

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Topics: Hazard and Risk Management, Blog

Canberra Hospital Mental Health Staff Feel Afraid and Unsafe

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Dec 9, 2014 8:04:00 PM

mental health staffThe mental health staff employed at the Adult Mental Health Unit of Canberra has expressed their concern over their safety, particularly about their working conditions and the fear of being regularly exposed to violent outbursts from patients, according to reports received under the laws of Freedom of Information.

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Topics: Hazard and Risk Management, Blog

Mine Death Attributed to Confusion on Requirements of Tyre Pressure

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Oct 20, 2014 2:27:00 AM

mining tyre pressureA coroner recently advised the mining industry to strictly adopt and implement the use of wireless sensing equipment for tyre pressure, this after the reported death of a miner in 2010.

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Topics: Hazard and Risk Management, Blog

Rejection of Safety Code Angers Dock Workers

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Jun 4, 2014 11:31:58 PM

dock workerDock workers have recently launched an attack on the bosses of their industry for ignoring their proposed amendments on the work safety code eight days following the death of an employee on the wharves of Melbourne.

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Topics: Hazard and Risk Management, Blog