Archived News for OHS Sector Professionals - September, 2015
UPDATE 23/09 - Volkswagen has now admitted installing its dodgy emissions test “defeat devices” in 11 million clean diesel cars sold worldwide, the vast majority of which were in Europe.
The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) must pay around $9 million in damages and legal costs to Boral after the union's boycott of the construction company was ruled illegal.
Smoggy, polluted and otherwise dirty air is well known to carry some serious health risks, but Australian scientists have for the first time got a glimpse of what might be happening at the molecular level.
A new study has found a rising incidence of mesothelioma in Canberra over the past 30 years, raising questions about the legacy of Mr Fluffy loose-fill asbestos-contaminated houses.