Western Australian firefighters will soon receive $8.7 million in funding for a crew-cab protection program.

Authorities say deteriorating conditions at some EDs are putting patients’ health and safety at risk.

Experts have proposed a tax on building materials to fund the removal of asbestos.

The offshore petroleum regulator has been accused of failing to keep workers safe.

Rio Tinto has marked the first delivery of iron ore ‘pit-to-port’ by an autonomous train.

A jury in the US has awarded over $6 billion ($US4.7 billion) in damages to 22 women and their families after claims that asbestos in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder contributed to their ovarian cancer.

Brass fittings and taps that can leave lead in drinking water are being sold nationwide.

Authorities have issued a recall of frozen vegetables due to listeria fears.

Yancoal has announced over 200 employees will be stood down or re-deployed from the Austar coal mine in NSW.

The NT Government has launched a six-month independent review of NT WorkSafe.

Opponents are mounting against Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel’s ideas for AI regulation.

New figures show poisoning remains a significant public health problem in Australia, and that it differs between age groups.

A new survey has revealed some of the challenges on the way to fully-automated driving.

Researchers say most people are still not aware of the full danger of smoking.

A study of 62 men suggests drinking may make them more persistent in their demands for sex.

Two leading South Australian hospitals have been put on notice to fix concerning workloads and their "lacking and unsettling" governance structure for interns.

The ACT Government is looking at mandatory licensing exams for builders.

A construction industry safety blitz in NSW has revealed widespread safety failures.

A new study has found a range of common household chemicals are making people sick.

A government agency has been charged after two army recruits suffered severe electric shocks during a training exercise.

The CFMMEU is hoping to use the Fair Work Act to scrap conditions for the $2.8 billion Sydney Metro Project.

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