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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Safe Work Australia’s Chief Executive Officer Michelle Baxter congratulated the business specializing in the gas and water sectors for its ‘Safety Leaders’ initiative during the National Safe Work Month.
WorkSafe Victoria is reminding workers and the community to make safety a priority in and around roadside construction work after a recent inspection campaign revealed several safety issues at several sites such as inadequate signage for road users and a lack of protective devices for workers managing traffic in and around their workplace.
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) has recently been recognised for best practice in safety management with the Gold Safety Way Achiever Award in the 2017 IFAP/CGU Safe Way Awards.
A 20-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital after he was crushed by a tree, Wednesday afternoon, at a property north of Roma.
With summer temperatures expected to soar across Sydney, the NSW Government is reminding workers and businesses to work safely in the heat.
Western Australians are warned against dodgy Christmas lights to ensure they are safe to use.
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