Archived News for OHS Sector Professionals - June, 2015
Compulsory uniforms at Perth's Fiona Stanley Hospital have created problems for almost everyone that wears them, according to the Health Services Union (HSU).
Chinese tradies will not have to undergo the usual skills tests to work in Australia under a “side” deal in the new Australia-China free-trade agreement, unions claim.
The WA Government has agreed to examine new information and reports of generational health problems from a government policy to use an Agent Orange-linked chemical in the Kimberley.
Labor leader Bill Shorten wants to fast-track giving evidence on his action at the Australian Workers Union (AWU), while Prime Minister Tony Abbott seizes the chance to criticise.
Federal workplace insurer Comcare says a tougher approach to workers compensation claims is behind figures showing it has won more than 70 per cent of disputed cases.
Safety authorities will be watching Hunter Valley coal mines closely, after a spike in cases of dump trucks coming into contact with overhead powerlines.
The inquiry into conditions at Victoria’s Fiskville Country Fire Authority (CFA) training base has heard that water was deliberately contaminated as part of a biological experiment.