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Worker seriously injured when caught in moving conveyor

A boilermaker was de-gloved after becoming caught in a moving conveyor in June. The boilermaker was working alone while in the process of shutting down a crushing plant, according to a significant...

117 Australians have been killed at work in 2016

As at September 6, 117 Australian workers have been killed at work in 2016, according to Safe Work Australia data. The Agriculture, foresty and fishing industry and the Transport, postal and...

15 Australian workers killed on the job

Fifteen Australian workers have been killed at work this year so far, according to statistics by SafeWork Australia. As at February 17, there have been three fatalities in the transport, postal and...

Film targets safety on Queensland construction sites

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace has released a new work safety film targeting young workers and their employers in a bid to cut deaths and injuries on construction sites. The film covers...

Black Lung: Union says gov’t needs to do more

A sixth black lung case has been confirmed in Queensland, with a 51-year-old electrician diagnosed last week. The diagnosis comes just days after Minister Dr Anthony Lynham announced a five-point...

New five-point plan to protect coal miners’ health

The Queensland Government has released a five-point plan to tackle an important health issue for the state’s past and current coal miners. Natural Resources and Mines Minister and Acting Health...

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