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Gold Coast Tradesman Dies from Silicosis

A Gold Coast man who was diagnosed with silicosis, the devastating lung disease has died. The 36 tradesman Anthony White was diagnosed with silicosis, the disease that causes scarring of the lung tissue in November 2017. There are fears of

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Safe Work Australia Releases Latest Workplace Fatality Figures

Safe Work Australia has released the latest workplace fatality figures and according to it, 83 Australian workers have been killed on the job since the start of the year. The industry with the highest number of fatalities is the Agriculture,

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Australia’s Most Dangerous Jobs

Annually hundreds of Australians die due to work-related incidents, so it’s interesting to note which are the most high risk industries in terms of fatalities. Finder.com.au the leading comparison website has compiled a list of the nation’s most dangerous jobs,

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Families Need Support After Workplace Deaths

A recent article on Canberratimes.com.au highlighted the importance of support for families following the loss of a loved one due to a workplace accident. Since 2008, 10 industrial fatalities have occurred in Canberra, one of them the death of Ben

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Latest Report of Workplace Fatalities Released

Safe Work Australia has released the latest monthly notifiable fatality report and according to it, there were 21 workplace deaths reported in December 2017. According to the report 6 fatalities were categorised as vehicle incidents – air crash while 5

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Guide Helps People Cope with Workplace Fatalities

Dealing with the death of a loved one is hard enough but add to that the trauma of losing a loved one in a workplace accident, the emotional and financial impact is devastating. That is why WorkSafe Tasmania released a

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One Month – 10 Workplace Fatalities

Safe Work Australia has released the latest work related fatality figures and since the start of the year, as at 25 January 2019, there had already been 10 Australian workplace fatalities. In January, 7 workers were killed from the Transport,

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Australias Most Dangerous Industries Revealed and Construction in Top 3

According to Finder.com.au, the construction industry is the third most high risk industry in Australia, surpassed only by the agriculture, forestry and fishing industry and transport, postal and warehousing. The ranking was based on the rate of fatalities per 100,000

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Victoria’s Job Fatalities Rose Last Year

Figures from WorkSafe Victoria indicate that 27 people lost their lives in workplace incidents in the state last year, the highest number since 2009. In light of this, WorkSafe has urged all workplaces in the state to review their safety

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Nation’s Most Dangerous Jobs Revealed

The most dangerous jobs in Australia have been revealed, based on fatalities and injuries and once again the construction industry has made the top 5 list. Based on Safe Work Australia’s Work-related Traumatic Injury Fatalities and comparison website Finder.com.au who

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