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Ebola crisis: Second Texas nurse tests positive for virus one day after taking commercial flight

ABC News 15 October 2014

US health authorities are trying to track down more than 130 passengers who shared a domestic flight with a woman who has now become the second person in the US to contract the Ebola virus. 88 more words


Ebola Spread Shows Flaws in Protective Gear and Procedures

Scientific American Larry Greenemeier 10 October 2014

Physicians, nurses and other medical staff who are the first line of defense against the spread of Ebola are not always adequately protected from the virus, a situation that has contributed to more than… 42 more words


29. Identifies and masters legislation and jurisprudence relevant to HR functions.

With my background in legal assistance (I worked for a non-profit legal clinic for four years), I became very well versed in the field of Employment Law, especially as it pertains to the perspective of the employee. 71 more words

Professional Practice

Public service compo culture in government's sights

Sydney Morning Herald Noel Towell 29 September 2014

The Abbott government is planning a fresh assault on its public service’s compo culture with more sweeping reforms planned for the Commonwealth workers’ compensation schemes.

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Occupational Health & Safety

Public servant's soy milk sojourn

Brisbane Times Noel Towell 19 September 2014

A Canberra public servant told her boss she needed longer breaks than her colleagues, saying she had to find a café that served organic coffee with soy milk.  32 more words

Leadership / Management

TWO Queensland men have died in separate worksite accidents within a four-day stretch

The Courier Mail 16 September 2014

A 29-year-old Surfers Paradise man died at Origin Energy’s Reedy Creek site at Yuleba North about 8.45am on Monday. 137 more words

Forensic Pathology

New Tracking Technologies Aim to Prevent Sloppy Handling at U.S. Biolabs

Scientific American Dina Fine Maron 15 September 2014

The CDC is piloting cameras and tablets in high-level biosafety spaces in an effort to avoid future infectious disease botch-ups

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Leadership / Management