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  1. Asbestos and your health

    15 Oct 2019

    When asbestos fibres become airborne, people working with asbestos may inhale particles which remain in their lungs...

  2. Workplace safety - hazardous substances

    14 Jan 2019

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

  3. Workplace safety - coping with a critical incident

    26 Dec 2018

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

  4. Shiftwork

    09 Dec 2018

    A person working the night shift is at greater risk of various disorders and accidents...

  5. Workplace safety - dangerous goods

    20 Feb 2018

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

  6. Workplace safety - confined spaces

    20 Feb 2018

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

  7. Computer-related injuries

    24 Oct 2017

    Using a computer can contribute to problems of the muscles and joints, eyestrain and overuse injuries of the arms, wrists and hands...

  8. Workplace conflict

    12 Sep 2017

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

  9. Workplace safety - overuse injuries

    12 Sep 2017

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

  10. Eye safety at work

    23 Jun 2017

    Wearing eye protection appropriate for the task can significantly reduce the risk of injury...