Articles tagged under ‘Health and safety’
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The lowdown on lifting
Dr Jos Verbeek talks about a review of research on training employees to lift to prevent back problems.
Moving backwards on backs
The messages of a $6 million public health campaign about back pain are being lost thanks to good intentions and a lack of consistency.
Does workers' compensation affect suicide rates?
If you're in vocational rehab you should be concerned about lack of data on work injury-suicide link, says grief support provider Creative Ministries Network.
All bad news or incentive to improve?
The financial crisis provides employers opportunity to support employees to better health - but there are pitfalls to avoid.
Tired of workplace health wannabes?
Every workplace has health champions and health underdogs. Motivating the latter can be a real challenge...
Tuna farmers turning the tide in return to work management.
An investment in occupational health, safety and welfare has paid dividends for a South Australian tuna farm.
On-site injury management
A chapter summary from the book 'Moving in on occupational injury' exploring the benefits of on-site medical presence.
The sleepy shift-worker
The keys to managing sleepiness in the workplace.
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Stamping out LTIs to post a profit
RTW Matters weighs in on the people issues of RTW @ Australia Post.
A taste of what's to come...
Get warmed up for the workers' comp debate with the ACTU's take on OHS harmonisation.
How Victoria Police put a stop to poor performance
One strategy improved Vic Police's poor workers' comp results - getting to know it could help your workplace too.
Harmonised workers' comp: a SWAB or a solution?
Safe Work Australia is up and running but the Safe Work Australia Bill is back in Parliament. What's going on?
Retail recession + squatting scandals = GrannyGate for Myer
A case study in RTW and bad PR
Return to Work Matters Strategic Summer Reading Package
Three volumes of RTWMatters Greatest Hits to get you pointed in the right direction
The scientific method: Successful health and wellbeing strategies at the CSIRO.
A tailored, best practice Health and Well Being program.
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What is the story, Safe Work Australia?
Claims are going down but costs are going up. Has safety improved? We dig into the data on trends in Australian workers comp.
"But I didn't touch him"
What is non-physical violence, and how does it impact the workplace?
She'll be right: Under-reporting injury in the workplace
According to one study, only 52% of work related injury and illness gets reported
Does safety education save backs?
Can workplace back safety education programs reduce the risk of back injuries and complications?
Healthy work environment = Healthy workers
Workers care about support and respect in the workplace and notice whether health and safety are management priorities.
Do health promotion programs improve the health and driving safety of truck drivers?
When safety turns dangerous...
Safety incentive programs may reduce workplace injury rates but they can also cause under-reporting.