THU
12:28PM

Hurricane disaster offers insight on workplace resilience

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Journal articles - occupational medicine research, Research and reports
A unique study has found emergency workers are less likely than community members to suffer severe symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after natural and man-made disasters, providing clues to improving worker resilience and safety across all industries.
MON
3:56PM

WHS conviction, charges, alerts follow fatalities, incidents

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Issue/challenge/risk
Employers have been warned there are no excuses for allowing workers to risk their safety by clearing machinery that is not switched off, after a company was convicted over a young worker's injuries. Meanwhile, the employer of a worker killed by a runaway vehicle could be fined up to $9 million, after being charged with WHS offences.

Jurisdiction

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