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Fuel tanker filmed driving on wrong side of Albany Highway, narrowly missing car
1 week ago

Fuel tanker filmed driving on wrong side of Albany Highway, narrowly missing car

Terrifying video shows the moment a fuel tanker swerved onto the wrong side of a busy WA highway, almost causing a crash.

It’s a frightening near-miss that could have been …
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HR Highlight:  JobMaker, how does it work?
1 week ago

HR Highlight: JobMaker, how does it work?

UPDATED 15/10/2020

The JobMaker Hiring Credit is available to eligible businesses for eligible employees, and aims at creating jobs, but how does it work? What are the practical concerns when …
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Changes to Dangerous Goods Regulation in NSW
2 weeks ago

Changes to Dangerous Goods Regulation in NSW

In addition to adopting minor changes to the ADG Code by adopting the latest version (Edition 7.7), the NSW Regulations for the transport of Dangerous Goods has been amended.

The …
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Union deal on wage theft ‘major concession’
2 weeks ago

Union deal on wage theft ‘major concession’

Employers and legal experts have said a union deal to immunise employers from civil penalties if they inadvertently underpay workers but quickly backpay them is a significant and pragmatic walk …
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Inquest lays bare tragic petrol sniffing deaths of three children in remote NT communities
2 weeks ago

Inquest lays bare tragic petrol sniffing deaths of three children in remote NT communities

THE tragically short lives of three children who died after a long history of petrol sniffing in remote NT communities and the repeated failure of government bureaucracies to protect them …
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Toowoomba: Paramedics called to collision at High St service station
2 weeks ago

Toowoomba: Paramedics called to collision at High St service station

A PEDESTRIAN was injured after they were hit by a car at a busy service station.

THE collision occurred at the BP service station on High St, in Rangeville about …
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Car slams in to truck fuel tank
2 weeks ago

Car slams in to truck fuel tank

Three people escaped injury when a car collided with a truck at the Gocup Road-Snowy Mountains Highway intersection on Wednesday.

It is the first major accident at the intersection since …
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$500,000 fines to the business and $100,000 fines to the owners if  you cannot show you have trained your staff
2 weeks ago

$500,000 fines to the business and $100,000 fines to the owners if you cannot show you have trained your staff

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA, Training

It is a requirement of the WHS laws, that a business must ensure all staff receive appropriate training in the risks and hazards associated with the work that they do, …
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HR HIGHLIGHT: Rejecting a leave application?
2 weeks ago

HR HIGHLIGHT: Rejecting a leave application?

In what has been an unprecedented year, with intense pressure on both staff and businesses, the everyday task of managing employee leave and absence has become a charged activity. Effectively …
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INDIA:  Pump attendants at high risk of headaches
2 weeks ago

INDIA: Pump attendants at high risk of headaches

Photo courtesy: IANS

Forty-nine per cent of the petrol pump attendants in the state capital suffer from musculoskeletal pain, followed by frequent headaches (26.7 percent), eye irritation and high blood …
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