Saliva, blood tests may soon be used to detect work fatigue

Reported by Haydee | 13 Sep, 2017

The Monash University-led study found specific markers or biomarkers linked to reduced alertness, including eye movement patterns, blood-based metabolites, chemiresistor signal responses and various speed parameters.

Study: Many Australian female GPs experience sexual harassment from patients

Reported by Haydee | 07 Oct, 2013

Many Australian female General Practitioners experience sexual harassment from patients in their workplace, a study reveals. According to the Monash University study published today in the Medical Journal of Australia, more than half of the female physicians have experienced being harassed at least once by a patient. The Daily Telegraph reported that the nationwide survey …

WorkHealth check analysis reveals that financial services workers are unhealthy

Reported by Haydee | 03 Apr, 2012

WorkSafe Victoria released the results of a study of more than 400,000 WorkHealth checks over the past three years. Ninemsn reports that the analysis was conducted by Monash University and compared the results of 13,926 workers in the financial services sector to the results of 57,490 workers in the scientific, professional and technical services industry. …