BRITAIN: The number of construction workers killed in site accidents rose sharply from 29 to 45 last year, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has...
The legacy of asbestos mining at Wittenoom
“If the sugar refining company won’t come to my rescue/Who’s going to save me?” So goes the song Blue Sky Mine by Australian band Midnight...
The latest Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report into mesothelioma was released today. Mesothelioma is an aggressive form of cancer in the mesothelium –...
Trade union and workers’ rights
Over the decades the rights of trade union delegates and trade union officials have been eroded, making it increasingly difficult for them to represent and...