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    Have You Caught Q Fever Working with Animals?

    Q fever is an infectious disease that can often be caught when working around animals. It’s spread from animals to humans most commonly by farm animals like cattle, goat and sheep. However, dogs, cats, kangaroos, camels and other animals can also cause the infection. You can become infected with Q fever by inhaling contaminated dust […]

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    Getting Compensation for Silicosis

    An increasing number of workers around Australia are being diagnosed with silicosis. The disease is making a resurgence due to the popularity of engineered stone products such as kitchen and bathroom benchtops and tiles. This makes it essential to ensure there is an appropriate level of awareness and safety measures in place at home and […]