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February 4, 2019

Hendra virus risk management guidance published

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has published comprehensive online guidance on managing Hendra virus risks, offering a user friendly catalogue of tips and advice about working […]
January 30, 2019

Queensland Health warns North Queenslanders of bat risk

Increasing cases of North Queenslanders being bitten or scratched by bats has prompted the Townsville Public Health Unit to warn people to avoid contact with the […]
January 21, 2019

Worker suffers serious crush injuries in concrete pump hopper

In November 2018, a concrete pump operator has sustained serious injuries when his arm was caught in moving parts within the receiving hopper of a concrete […]
January 14, 2019

On-farm biosecurity: preventing the (seemingly) inevitable

In this article from Vegetables Australia magazine, AUSVEG Biosecurity Adviser Dr Kevin Clayton-Greene discusses how a robust on-farm biosecurity system can protect Australian vegetable growing operations […]
January 11, 2019

Queensland abattoir fined $200,000 following death of labourer

A Queensland abattoir has been fined in the Maryborough Magistrates Court after it failed to ensure the health and safety of a worker and exposed him […]