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No work permit requested for dismantled wall that killed worker

CALGARY – Family members and friends brought flowers to the work site where a 60-year-old man was killed Thursday afternoon.

The city confirms no work permits were requested or pulled for the dismantling of a concrete wall in the 600 block of 28thStreet N.E.. 154 more words


Granite Gorge Nature Park a 'clear and present danger': Coroner

Brisbane Times Cameron Atfield October 31, 2014

A coroner has recommended activities at a far north Queensland tourism operator be suspended until a safety audit was undertaken, following the death of a German tourist in 2011. 62 more words

Forensic Pathology

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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