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.
New research by the University of Adelaide’s School of Public Health has linked data from worker compensation claims with temperature records and found there was an association between hotter temperatures and an increase in injury claims.
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.
Arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions cost Australia an estimated $7.4 billion per year in lost workplace productivity according to research undertaken by La Trobe University in collaboration with Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria (AOV).
With recent statistics pointing to a sharp increase in quad bike related incidents across Australian farms, farm safety authorities are promising to ensure measures are put in place to prevent these incidents.
With recent statistics from Safe Work Australia showing the mining industry having the fourth highest number of workplace fatalities this year, efforts are being made to enhance the safety of mine workers.
With many quad bike accidents occurring across Australian farms, authorities in the agriculture industry are relying on research to help reduce these accidents.
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 …
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 …