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Posted on 23 November 2022

  Welcome to the 23 November edition of SafetyNet.   We hope you find this week's journal useful and interesting. Feel free to share it, and...
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HEALTHCARE AND SOCIAL ASSISTANCE PSYCHE INJURY STUDY

Posted on 23 November 2022

The Healthy Working Lives Research Group at Monash University have analysed data on NSW workers compensation claims to examine the ‘frequency, incidence, patterns and outcomes...
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WORKSAFE HIGHLIGHT ASBESTOS PROSECUTION

Posted on 23 November 2022

For national Asbestos Awareness Week this week, WorkSafe Victoria have thrown a spotlight on the recent prosecution of Victorian printing and manufacturing company, Carton Finishing...
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HAZARDOUS MANUAL HANDLING RENDERS WORKER UNCONCIOUS: A CASE STUDY

Posted on 23 November 2022

Recently, a worker from a high-rise apartment construction site suffered a head injury, sustained from hazardous manual handling, leaving them unconscious and hospitalised after being...
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DON'T LET THE HOLIDAY RUSH LEAD TO TRAGEDY

Posted on 23 November 2022

WorkSafe are reminding those in Victorian workplaces to slow down as the year’s end fast approaches.
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INDIA: 2 KILLED, 18 INJURED IN TWO FACTORY FIRES

Posted on 23 November 2022

Two massive fires broke out in footwear manufacturing factories in Delhi within the space of a week. On the first of November, two workers were...
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MAKING WORKPLACES CLIMATE SAFE

Posted on 23 November 2022

5 December, Trades Hall will be hosting a liveshow and workshop event with Dr. Todd Denham and Professor Lauren Rickards, authors of the Climate Impacts at...
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ASK RENATA

Posted on 23 November 2022

What are the safety considerations regarding bar staff having a drink in their break at our upcoming Christmas party?
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NATIONAL COVID PREVENTION FRAMEWORK RELEASED

Posted on 23 November 2022

The COVIDSafe team attended an ACTU affiliates briefing on Tuesday afternoon with Professor Michael Kidd to discuss the recently released National COVID-19 Community Protection Framework, and...
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COVID UPDATE

Posted on 23 November 2022

As of Tuesday 22nd November 2022, Victoria recorded:   3807 new daily infections    27 COVID deaths   419 hospitalisations, with 9 currently in ICU.
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