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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A man has been killed in a workplace incident involving a cherry picker in South East Queensland Tuesday morning.
A new work health and safety research centre has opened on Tuesday to help reduce deaths and serious injuries in NSW workplaces.
Victoria’s road authority and a construction company have been fined $1.55 million over a death of a traffic controller in 2011.
WorkSafe New Zealand warns the construction industry that workers injured due to the well-known risk of working at height will never be acceptable.
Ergon Energy and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) are reminding all Queenslanders to put fire safety first when putting up Christmas lights this festive season.
A tree lopper has been airlifted to hospital suffering serious injuries after he fell from a tree in south west Victoria.
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