work-injury

Management of musculoskeletal injuries: What is best practice?

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 27 January, 2020

Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions form the majority of workers’ compensation costs in Australia. For most businesses that have manual job roles, musculoskeletal conditions such as shoulder and back strains are common place, and will form the[…]

Is taking a holiday a risk for work injury?

Russell Dalton 4 January, 2019

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?

Injury Rates in Shift Workers

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 24 May, 2017

A report published by Safe Work Australia in 2016 outlines that people who work shifts have more than double the risk of being injured at work than non-shift workers.

Importance of Early Intervention in Managing Workplace MSDs

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 10 May, 2017

Early intervention strategies to manage workplace musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) have been proven to significantly decrease injury rates and worker’s compensation claim costs within a business.

Is taking a holiday a risk for work injury?

Russell Dalton 29 September, 2016

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?

Self Defence for Scientists

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 21 July, 2016

Employ Health recently completed implementing the ‘Self Defence for Scientists’  proactive health program that was delivered to the researcher team at the Children’s Cancer Institute at UNSW in Sydney.

Ten years of compensation claims: What can we learn?

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 13 July, 2016

A recent report released by the Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research has provided fascinating insight into incidence of work injuries and compensation claims in the ten-year period from 2004 to 2014. Unsurprisingly,[…]

How to Reduce Shoulder Injuries at Your Workplace

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 11 April, 2016

Are shoulder injuries a problem at your workplace?

Should your worker have an MRI for their back pain?

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 5 January, 2016

Back pain can be severe and debilitating. Thankfully we have cutting edge technology such as MRI scanning machines that can see right into the body and tell us exactly what and where the problem is so we can get better FAST right?  WRONG.