Several recent studies have confirmed that prolonged sitting can reduce a person’s lifespan while increasing the risk of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes, but not much attention has been devoted to the effects of prolonged standing at work, despite previous studies linking it to chronic back pain and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). A new research has …
Australia’s top comparison site, www.finder.com.au has recently compiled a list of the most dangerous jobs in the country based on the most recent government data.
With a business, projects, and deadlines to keep in mind, business operators have a lot to keep track of. To add to this, business operators are also required to keep and supply a paper trail of documents to demonstrate compliance with workplace health and safety legislation and standards. Essential for compliance purposes, adequate workplace health and …
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The safety watchdog says the inspection program will focus on the priority areas of slips and trips, falls from height and manual tasks,
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) has released a new code of practice for managing emergencies at WA mines.
A middle-aged man has been airlifted to hospital after he fell from a ladder on an Inglewood property Friday afternoon.
The company is facing three charges of violating the Occupational Health and Safety Act for failing to control the risk of a fall from height.
A groundskeeper has died after being struck by a falling tree branch at a private school in Melbourne’s southeast on Wednesday.
The Western Australian Government has approved the drafting of a Bill to modernise the workers’ compensation legislation.
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