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Plasterboard manufacturer issues asbestos warning

Plasterboard manufacturer USG Boral has issued a warning to customers that some of its fire-rated plasterboard products may be contaminated with asbestos-containing vermiculite. Although not all vermiculite contains asbestos, some products were made with vermiculite that contained asbestos until the early 1990s. Vermiculite mines throughout...

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AHRI Forum – Disruptive Safety Wrap-up

Late last month our AHRI Health, Safety and Wellbeing forum welcomed Alice Stanish, Acting General Manager Safety and Risk Assurance at The Star Entertainment Group to share lessons on disruptive safety: how to successfully implement WHS change programs in a 24/7 live entertainment environment. As an...

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AHRI Forum – Psychosocial Wellbeing Wrap-up

Earlier this month our AHRI Health, Safety and Wellbeing Forum welcomed back Chelsea Cook, National Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) Manager at Defence Housing Australia (DHA) to share an update on DHA’s transformational safety journey. Last year Chelsea presented on DHA’s occupational violence program; now...

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AHRI WHS Forum Canberra: Addressing Occupational Violence

Last Friday almost 20 of Canberra’s hardiest WHS and HR professionals braved a one-degree morning to attend our first AHRI WHS Forum in Canberra. Chelsea Cook, National SHEQ Manager at Defence Housing Australia shared the three-year journey her organisation has travelled to foster safer staff behaviour...

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