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Issue 403 - 14 August 2014


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Are you a sitting duck?

Too much sedentary office work is a health hazard that workplaces may be failing to address, warns a report published in the latest Medical Journal of Australia (MJA). Read more »

$1.3-million fine for trucking company

Zaens Pty Ltd, trading as Lennons Transport, and its director, Tony Lennon, have been prosecuted and fined following a triple fatality on the Hume Highway at Menangle in 2012. Read more »

Selfish action injures diver

Putting convenience and self-interest ahead of safety has severely injured a subsea oil and gas diver. Read more »

Pearling giant faces court

Paspaley Pearling Company Pty Ltd has been charged following the death of a pearl diver in 2012. Read more »

Death toll drops

This year’s preliminary work-related death toll stands at 110 as at 12 August. Read more »

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