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Incident Alert – Fatality

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is investigating a fatal workplace incident that occurred on Tuesday 14 June 2011 at a residential property in Auchenflower, Brisbane. A roof and guttering worker was killed when he fell around four metres from the roof of a two storey house while removing guttering. It appears he was working alone […]

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How to Reduce Sharps Injuries

Preventing sharps injury is one of the most important OHS issues for health care workers today. There is much more that can be done to protect nurses and doctors from sharps injuries like …

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Advice for Sick Building Syndrome

The recent story about an office building in Brisbane being blamed for an outbreak of cancer related illnesses made us think about something called the Sick Building Syndrome (SBS). According to our research SBS is quite real but the reported symptoms suffered by workers are a lot less serious than those in the Brisbane story. […]