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Home insulation royal commission: Imported batts containing chemicals linked to cancer still on sale, inquiry hears

ABC News Brad Ryan 15 April 2014

Imported home insulation batts containing chemicals linked to cancer but used as part of the Rudd government’s home insulation scheme are still being sold today, an inquiry has heard.

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Forensic Pathology

Two miners killed after wall collapse at Austar Coal Mine in Paxton

News.com.au 16 April 2014

TWO miners have died after a suspected wall collapse at an underground coal mine in the NSW Hunter Valley.

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Occupational Health & Safety

Pictures reveal asbestos-ridden hothouse of hazards at old Southport Hospital

Gold Coast Bulletin Paul Weston 16 April 2014

THE old Southport Hospital was an asbestos-ridden toxic time bomb that created a workplace health and safety nightmare in its final days.

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Occupational Health & Safety

Waste Hierarchy Pyramid

The waste hierarchy pyramid can sometimes appear in two different ways but they both mean the same thing.

Occupational Health & Safety

Ceridian Assaults: A Tragic Reminder

As the Supreme Court of Canada reminded us in 1997 in its decision in Wallace v. United Grain Growers Ltd:

Work is one of the most fundamental aspects in a person’s life, providing the individual with a means of financial support and, as importantly, a contributory role in society. 297 more words

Employment

Waste Generation in Ireland

This is an infographic from the EPA Ireland dealing with “Waste in Ireland”

Occupational Health & Safety