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Silicosis epidemic on track to become the new black lung

A creeping epidemic of lung disease that is killing young workers has been uncovered by the Parliamentary Inquiry into the operation of the NSW dust diseases scheme. The inquiry has found that the engineered stone products used particularly for kitchen and bathroom benches are implicated in new cases of potentially deadly silicosis in a rising […]

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WorkCover Bullying inquiry submissions accepted until 17 October 2014

The “Review of the inquiry into allegations of bullying in WorkCover NSW” is currently accepting submissions until the 17 October 2014, with the committee’s final report due by the 11 December 2014. We strongly encourage interested parties to consider making a submission to this inquiry. Submissions may be lodged online on the Parliamentary website here. […]

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O’Farrell driving wrong way on greenslip insurance reform

Ahead of tomorrow’s CTP roundtable the government’s issues paper supporting their greenslip insurance reforms shows that, while the legislation has been delayed, they remain committed to reforms that will see thousands of injured road users receiving dramatically reduced benefits. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/102512597″ params=”” width=” 100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]   Greens NSW MP David Shoebridge said: “The […]

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