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Ice the "drug of choice" for miners

Australian Financial Review Tess Ingram Apr 24 2015

Health professionals and resources executives are growing concerned crystalline methamphetamine, or ice, is becoming a “drug of choice” for miners intent on circumventing on-site testing. 32 more words

Drug Analysis And Toxicology

Union investigating allegations of unsafe asbestos removal at Olympia residential development

ABC News Josh Bavas 15 April 2015

The construction workers union is investigating allegations of unsafe asbestos removal at a work site in Brisbane’s West End. 38 more words

Occupational Health & Safety

Representatives from more than 100 business groups will meet in Melbourne to discuss the benefits of making their workplaces more mentally healthy.

Sydney Morning Herald AAP 14 April 2015

Representatives from more than 100 business groups will meet in Melbourne to discuss the benefits of making their workplaces more mentally healthy.

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Occupational Health & Safety

Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital records 72 cases of golden staph despite $1 million program encouraging hand washing

News.com.au Sue Dunlevy April 09, 2015

ROYAL Brisbane and Women’s Hospital is one of four hospitals nationally with unacceptable rates of superbug infections.
National Health Performance Authority data released yesterday outlines the prevalence of incidents such as staphylococcus aureus (golden staph) infections in the year to June 2014, although figures show the number of infections is falling. 79 more words

Microbiology

Gold Coast nurse sues former employer after believing she had contracted HIV at work

Courier Mail Meagan Weymes 7 April 2015

Lisa Calder, who worked as a registered nurse for the Corporation of the Synod of the Diocese of Brisbane as part of the Anglican Church, lodged the personal injury claim against her former employer following the incident on June 2, 2011.  46 more words

Occupational Health & Safety

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

Occupational Health & Safety