The Australian Workers Union wants an investigation to look into claims that Victorian Lands Department staff were exposed to toxic chemicals like cyanide and Agent Orange.

Experts say the water industry must get involved in the fight against “superbugs”, as the waste of modern medicine becomes a brand new health risk.

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) will investigate an incident that saw two men injured at the Roy Hill Port construction project yesterday.

A new study shows truck driver safety may rely more on psychology and business culture than on technical issues.

WorkSafe Victoria has welcomed its latest batch of budding OHS inspectors.

A joint report from 28 different medical groups says the annual health bill from the Hunter Valley coal industry is in the hundreds of millions.

The humble backyard hose can be a lifesaver in summer, but new research shows it is also loved by the bacteria that cause Legionnaires’ disease.

A new leak has been detected at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is undertaking significant reform, prompted by an unlikely source.

The Australian Taxation Office has found itself in a sticky compensation battle, after the desk and chair heights of one employee were changed without her knowledge.

Tech-savvy snow-lovers will be keen to get their heads into the world’s first intelligent snow sports helmet.

A NSW mining lobby wants charity status removed from protest groups that fight to interrupt industries in the name of conservation.

Protestors have launched their week-long “bat attack” on the Maules Creek mine site.

One of Australia’s best known nuclear scientists says a nuclear waste dump could earn South Australia billions of dollars.

The ACT will fund Australia’s first detailed long-term health study into the risks of living in houses contaminated with loose-fill asbestos.

One Australian expert says climate change is going to become a serious public health and safety risk.

The explosion of an electrical switch that killed two people in Perth last week could be an ongoing problem.

Fair Work Building and Construction says a CFMEU official kicked workers out of a lunch shed and threw their food on the ground on a site in Queensland, because they were not union members.

Five cases of hepatitis A have been blamed on frozen mixed berries, leading to a nationwide recall.

Over 17,000 employees will be interviewed as part of a landmark review of sex discrimination, sexual harassment and predatory behaviour in Victoria Police.

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