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Questions to consider for Risk Assessments

The HSA has a website called BeSmart.ie. The site, stands for Business electronic Safety Management And Risk assessment Tool, helps small business owners/managers to prepare risk assessments and a safety statement for their workplace. 44 more words

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CFMEU supports mandatory drug testing on work sites to stop use of drugs such as ice

The Courier Mail Jessica Marszalek March 27, 2015

THE powerful CFMEU wants mandatory drug tests on all work sites in the wake of safety risks posed by people coming to work affected by ice. 285 more words

Drug Analysis And Toxicology

Man sustains fatal injuries after excavator he was driving overturned and crushed him

News.com.au Trenton Akers  March 26, 2015

A YOUNG man has been killed south of Brisbane after the excavator he was operating overturned and crushed him. 28 more words

Forensic Pathology

Gold Coast University Hospital evacuated over chemical spill

Brisbane Times | March 10, 2015

Parts of a Gold Coast hospital have been evacuated while fire crews clean up a chemical spill.

Emergency services officers were called to the Gold Coast University Hospital at Southport at 1pm on Tuesday after receiving reports of a strange smell.  Continue reading…

Occupational Health & Safety

Flu shots delayed a month in Queensland in bid to fight influenza

ABC news 5 March 2015

Queensland Health have announced that the influenza shot will be delayed by a month due to a change in the vaccine. 54 more words

Influenza

Take the CLP quiz from the ECHA!

To go with the new CLP regulations coming in to law from June 1st 2015 the European Chemicals Agency has created a quiz to test you on your knowledge. 9 more words

Occupational Health & Safety

The European Environment — State and Outlook 2015 (SOER) Report

The European environment state and outlook report (SOER)  2015  delivers a comprehensive assessment of the European environment’s state, trends and prospects, in a global context. It highlights a number of factors of concerns in relation to the pharmaceutical industry in it’s 20 year plus outlook citing: 136 more words

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