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Workers’ Compensation rates for the meat industry remain significantly higher in every state in Australia when compared to other industries (Australian Meat Processor Corporation, 2018). Swickers is a large abattoir and meat processing facility[…]
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[…]
Prior to professionalism, workplace injuries and professional sports injuries were managed a very similar way – injury occurs, commence rehab, return to sport/work. However, the era of professionalism sent injury management in sport down a[…]
What do the Statistics Say?
With advancements in technology and healthcare, Australians are living longer. This means that with an ageing population we also have an ageing working population as people are remaining in employment for longer. Whilst this has benefits for both[…]