Research aims to improve quad bike safety

Reported by Stephen | 05 Jul, 2016

Quad bikes related incidents are the leading cause of death and serious injury on Australian farms, with more than 220 Australians killed in quad bike incidents since 2001.


Study finds depression risk higher in FIFO workers

Reported by Stephen | 05 Jun, 2015

New research conducted by the Edith Cowan University has found Fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers suffer from depression at more than twice the rate of the general Australian population.

Lifeline Announces FIFO Mental Health Research

Reported by Admin | 10 Oct, 2012

Today is World Mental Health Day and Lifeline has announced new research into the mental health of FIFO (fly-in fly-out) workers and the effects of work on their families to assist in the development of OHS programs. The Lifeline Foundation, the research arm of Lifeline, is going to conduct the research in tandem with a …

Micromorts and Microlives – the measurement of risks

Reported by Angela | 02 Apr, 2012

Living is risky. When we cross the street, we risk being hit by a car. When we climb a high ladder, we risk falling from the top and dying. We are constantly reminded of how to control or eliminate risk in our lives. Eating a healthy diet, getting regular exercise, and keeping our relationships healthy are all …