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Workplace Health & Safety
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The critical importance of following industry guidelines and adequately assessing hazards and risks in the workplace was highlighted after an employee of a large drainage contractor was run over by an excavator Hydrotech Limited pleaded guilty to one charge under section 6 of the Health and Safety in Employment Act (1992) for failing to take all practicable steps to ensure the safety of its employees and was fined $48,875.00. Continue →
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Office workers who use sit-stand or treadmill desks are on track to being more productive and attentive with fewer signs of workplace stress than their sedentary chair-dwelling colleagues University of Queensland School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences researcher Associate Professor Nicholas Gilson has been studying the effects activity-promoting desks have on worker productivity. Continue →
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