National Safe Work Month

National Safe Work Month

National Safe Work Month is here! During October each year, National Safe Work Month focuses on the health and safety of our workplaces for all Australians. Being healthy and safe means being free from physical and psychological harm. No job should be unsafe; a safe...
Exercise in the Workplace – is there a place?

Exercise in the Workplace – is there a place?

We all know that Injury Prevention is complex. From a workplace perspective, it is important that the organisation has gone through a thorough risk assessment process i.e. identified hazards and what factors may be contributing to that risk and consider an evidence...
Is Hazardous Manual Handling the only Enemy?

Is Hazardous Manual Handling the only Enemy?

The consequence of workplace musculoskeletal disorders (MSD’s) is well documented, with significant social and economic burdens for the injured worker, employer and health care system. The gold standard approach for preventing MSDs should focus on the effective...