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Why we need a new science of safety

Why we need a new science of safety Philip Thomas, University of Bristol   It is often said that our approach to health and safety has gone mad. But the truth is that it needs to go scientific. Managing risk is ultimately linked to questions of engineering and economics. Can something be made safer? How […]

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WorkLife: Why is work making us sick? (Audio)

WorkLife: Why is work making us sick? (Audio) Worker compensation claims have been decreasing over time but this masks all kinds of problems with our wellbeing at work. Making our workplaces healthier and safer means we have to confront all those things causing us stress at work. And that’s not going to be solved by […]

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Workers fight back with deviant behaviour in a precarious workplace: study

Workers fight back with deviant behaviour in a precarious workplace: study PJ Holtum, The University of Queensland When working conditions are harsh, workers are more likely to find satisfaction through small acts of deviant behaviour instead of banding together or joining a union, my research shows. I interviewed 30 unskilled workers from five different sites […]

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Geelong builder fined for bullying teen apprentice

A Geelong builder who repeatedly bullied his teenage apprentice over a two-year period was last week convicted and fined $12,500 in the Geelong Magistrates’ Court. Wayne Allan Dennert, of Bell Post Hill, pleaded guilty to one rolled-up charge under the 2004 OHS Act of failing to provide a safe system of work and the necessary […]

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In charging Essendon, WorkSafe puts all sport on notice

In charging Essendon, WorkSafe puts all sport on notice Eric Windholz, Monash University WorkSafe Victoria’s decision to prosecute the Essendon Football Club for occupational health and safety (OHS) breaches arising out of its 2011-12 supplements program has been a long time coming. On Monday, the club was charged with two breaches of the OHS Act […]

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Shifting Gears For Workplace Wellbeing – Mark Haley Interview

Shifting Gears For Workplace Wellbeing In Conversation With Mark Haley, National Organisational Development Manager at Border Express In the first of our series of client profiles, Janet McCulloch, Managing Partner of Leadership Dimensions, chats with Mark Haley about learning and development, change and managing mental health in the high pressure transport industry. Mark, tell me, […]

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Men's Health Week

Men’s Health Week

It’s Men’s Health Week 9 -15 June! If it’s time you, or a bloke in your life got something checked out – do it this week! Supported by the Men’s Health Information and Resource Centre of UWS, the Department of Health and Beyond Blue, Men’s Health Week has a direct focus on the health impacts […]

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