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Geelong builder fined for bullying teen apprentice

A Geelong builder who repeatedly bullied his teenage apprentice over a two-year period was last week convicted and fined $12,500 in the Geelong Magistrates’ Court. Wayne Allan Dennert, of Bell Post Hill, pleaded guilty to one rolled-up charge under the 2004 OHS Act of...

Compensation Schemes And Workers Aged Over 65 (Safe Work Australia)

I’ve heard I am not covered by workers’ compensation because I am over 65 years old. Not true! Employees are covered for workers’ compensation under all Australian schemes no matter what age they are injured. “There is a common misconception that workers aged over 65...

The New York Subway Signs Experiment (Video)

The New York Subway Signs Experiment (Video) In NYC, subway conductors have to point at a black and white sign to prove that they’re paying attention. They do it at every hour, at every stop, so a group of commuters decided to make their...

Germany train crash: ways in which rail safety systems can fail

Germany train crash: ways in which rail safety systems can fail Sarah Sharples, University of Nottingham Whenever we hear of an accident such as the head on train collision that occurred in Bavaria, our first thoughts must be with the victims who were killed or...