Getting off the couch and starting to run sounds easy, but in reality, it is quite a challenge. Our bodies have an amazing ability to change and adapt to which ever pursuit we wish follow.
It’s a common story - a worker returns from annual leave and within the first couple of weeks of returning has an injury. So the question is why?
It’s commonly believed that Albert Einstein stated that ‘the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over, expecting a different result’. So how does this relate to manual handling training? Well if we take on board Einstein’s[…]
What is ‘Manual Risk’?
Workers are exposed to manual risk when a hazardous manual task is undertaken. Not all manual tasks are hazardous though. Knowing which tasks are potentially hazardous is the first vital step in controlling manual risk at[…]
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The Active Office Secret
Work-related musculoskeletal injury costs the Australian economy $28billion per year. The average cost of a musculoskeletal claim in Queensland is $7049 – and that’s just the statutory costs. It doesn’t take into account the cost your business[…]
It is a familiar problem for most workplaces: how do you get the people who really need it involved in your workplace wellness program? If you manage a workplace wellness program you know this story all too well. You run a health initiative and it’s[…]
What do the Statistics Say?
You are twice as likely to be hospitalised due to injury in remote regions of Australia. Recently published reports have identified that the workplace is a key setting responsible for this higher injury rate. This[…]