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Workplace Injuries 73% Higher Than State Average in The Orange

According to the NSW Government insurance and care provider icare, there are 73 per cent more workplace injury claims in the Orange than the state average. icare says injured employees take an average of 26 days to return to work 

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Report Shows Vic Workplace Injuries Declining

WorkSafe Victoria’s mid-year report reveals that the number of injury claims per million hours worked dropped 1.9 per cent to 6.16 in the 6 months from July to December 2017. WorkSafe’s Chief Executive Clare Amies said the decline in injury

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Mature Worker Injury Claims Expected to Increase

A new study by researchers at the University of Otago found that age plays a major role in the likelihood of workplace injuries. Researchers investigated the incidence, nature and cause of work related injuries in older New Zealand workers and

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Notifiable Fatalities Latest Report Shows Number of Construction Workers Killed on the Job

The July 2017 notifiable fatalities report has been released by Safe Work Australia, and according to the data, 15 work related notifiable fatalities occurred in that month. The report gives a national count of work related traumatic fatalities that were

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Workplace Injury Rates Fall in Victoria

 There’s good news for the Victorian workforce, workplace injuries and deaths have fallen to an all time low, according to WorkSafe Victoria figures. According to annual figures released by Victoria’s safety regulator, the rate of workplace injuries per million hours

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Addressing The Most Common Workplace Accidents

The construction industry in The United States holds alot of similarities to work here in Australia, which is why I found it interesting that their 10 most common construction hazards are so alike ours but also different in many ways.

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Apprentice Injured during Floor Installations

A flooring installer from Western Australia, has been fined $5000 after an apprentice suffered serious injuries to his hand while using an unguarded saw during work on a residential construction site. The contractor failed in his duty of care to provide

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New Workplace Laws to Curb Tasmanian Injury Record

According to Tasmanian unions, tougher fines under the new workplace laws will help to continue a downward trend in workplace injuries and fatalities. According to the figures released as part of the launch of WorkSafe month, we are seeing a

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