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  1. Workplace conflict

    A clash of personalities at work is bad for business, because it can affect productivity and increase absenteeism.

  2. Workplace safety - confined spaces

    Around 60 per cent of people killed in confined spaces were trying to rescue someone else.

  3. Workplace safety - coping with a critical incident

    Stress responses can develop over time after trauma, and support may be required by some workers or groups.

  4. Workplace safety - dangerous goods

    Dangerous goods are objects or substances that are potentially harmful to people or the environment, such as explosives or chemicals.

  5. Workplace safety - hazardous substances

    A hazardous substance can be inhaled, splashed onto the skin or eyes, or swallowed

  6. Workplace safety - manual handling injuries

    A person can be injured when handling objects in a variety of ways including pulling, pushing, holding or restraining

  7. Workplace safety - noise pollution

    There are many ways to reduce exposure to excessive noise in the workplace.

  8. Workplace safety - overuse injuries

    Occupational overuse syndrome, also known as RSI, is caused by repetitive movements or awkward postures.

  9. Young children and communication

    Children thrive with words of encouragement and praise.