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Push ahead with black lung safety

The Courier Mail 28 Mar 2019

SWEEPING safety reforms rolled out in Queensland coalmines after black lung disease re-emerged should be expanded to all mines and quarries, according to a new report. 159 more words

Environmental Toxicology

As fourth student in a California school is diagnosed with cancer, parents demand removal of cell tower from school

We see these towers in schools here in NZ. Not rocket science is it? Where is the precautionary principle? 

From the article:
“Monica Ferrulli, whose son was treated for brain cancer in 2017, said RUSD has cited an obsolete American Cancer Society study in keeping the tower in place since the controversy erupted two years ago. 187 more words


Underwater safety a top priority

Qld Government Media Statement March 13, 2019

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace has hosted the last of three industry roundtables to discuss dive safety.
Today’s roundtable in Airlie Beach was attended by representatives of The Whitsundays’ recreational diving and snorkelling industry and finalises broad-ranging industry consultation on proposed changes to diving and snorkelling safety standards. 111 more words

Forensic Pathology

LONG READ: Meth-testing’s ‘wild west’

Newsroom.co.NZ Branko Marcetic JANUARY 9, 2019

This article was originally published October 3, 2018* It is part two of a two-part series on meth testing… 130 more words

Drug Analysis And Toxicology

OSHA Safety Standards

As part of the United States Department of Labor, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was created by Congress to assure safe and healthy working conditions for private sector employers and workers across various industries, such as construction, maritime, and agriculture. 89 more words

Real Estate Development

Theme park 'spot checks', devices stripped down in proposal: Inquest

Brisbane Times Robyn Wuth 6 December 2018

A major overhaul of all theme park safety including mandatory major inspections has been proposed following the Dreamworld tragedy which claimed four lives. 308 more words

Forensic Pathology

Claim Dreamworld spent “not one cent” on safety audits sparks row

Brisbane Times Lucy Stone 19 October 2018
Accusations that Dreamworld spent “not one cent” on safety audits have raised tensions at the coronial inquest investigating the 2016 fatal tragedy at the theme park. 141 more words

Forensic Pathology