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Work Health and Safety

Posted Oct 19, 2016 Ladder Safety
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A new national educational campaign has been launched urging older Australian men to prioritise safety when working with ladders. Around 1600 men aged over 65 are hospitalised annually across Australia due to ladder related incidences and most of the incidences occur while doing DIY maintenance work at home.  The campaign is aimed at having people […]

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Posted May 03, 2016 Asbestos Dangers For Homeowners, Home Buyers And Renovators

The Australian Government’s “Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency (ASEA)” released a report in February 2016 containing the results of a survey on asbestos awareness among residential home buyers and renovators. The ASEA report raised a number of issues as to the ongoing awareness of the dangers of asbestos and the potential for an increase in […]

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Posted Mar 01, 2016 New Asbestos Dangers in the Construction Industry

The ABC News recently reported on the rise in asbestos contamination in imported building products1 and the concern in the building industry, and with statutory authorities that this would lead to a new wave of asbestos related illnesses. These circumstances follow hot on the heels of the issues raised about imported non-compliant building products which is […]

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