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    Animal carcass disposal after floods

    Floods can cause large numbers of livestock deaths. Handling and disposing of animal carcasses can expose workers to the risk of infection. Safe work practices including hygiene and personal protective equipment (PPE) can help protect workers and others from infection when disposing of animal carcasses.

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    Workplace exposure standards open for public comment

    Safe Work Australia is currently evaluating the Workplace exposure standards for airborne contaminants to ensure they are based on the highest quality evidence and supported by a rigorous scientific approach.

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    Caboolture crane company cops heavy fine after failing to follow manufacturer’s instruction

    A Caboolture crane company was fined $45,000 in the Pine Rivers Magistrates Court after a workplace incident involving the erection of a crane in 2016.

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    New Zealand triple tragedies prompt quad bike safety reminder

    Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace has urged Queenslanders to heed quad bike safety warnings following recent vehicle rollovers in New Zealand, where three people lost their lives and two others were seriously hurt.

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    New code to be developed for silica dust in stone benchtop industry

    Minister for Industrial Relations Grace Grace recently made statements in Parliament and to the media urgently alerting workers and employers in Queensland's engineered stone benchtop fabrication industry to the risks of exposure to respirable crystalline silica.