Maree asks: We just found out yesterday that my dad has mesothelioma. The whole family is just beside ourselves and we don’t know what to do. He was a builder so he could’ve been exposed to asbestos on any number of occasions. We don’t know where to turn. Can you refer us to something in Queensland?Read more
Eva asks: I am a cleaner and we clean toilets and showers. In the spare toilet block we keep chemicals and cleaning equipment and there is toilet water leaking all over that has a horrible odour to it. This water lies around for days sometimes weeks and we have to walk through it to get to the cleaning products and mops. I’m really worried about health issues and possibly contracting something. I have made complaints to management but they will not listen.Read more
Casey asks: I’m working at a kitchen that is non-ventilated and is already reaching 33 degrees. I’m worried about how I will be in summer.
Question posted by John: I injured the tendons in my hand at work and I had to work the next day and my hand swelled up. Went to doctors and he said I can only do light duties for the next 4-6 weeks. I had the next 2 days off work but I wanted a 3rd day off as my hand is stiff very sore but they won’t let me I must go to work and do light duties or take and RDO instead of a sick day. I have almost 6 months’ worth of sick pay and they won’t let my use 1 day?Read more