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Dust diseases clinic improves medical care

28 November, 2018

The clinic's screening services are free and include access to X-ray, full lung function test and a medical examination with a medical specialist.

How to avoid chronic pain from too much sitting

28 September, 2018

One in two Australians spend over half of their day sitting down, which has the potential to damage their health.

Tackling arthritis risks for tradies

27 September, 2018

Due to the physically demanding nature of their work, tradies are particularly susceptible to developing arthritis.

SIA speaks out about dive boat deaths

25 July, 2018

The Seafood Industry Australia (SIA) has responded to a 60 Minutes program that paid tribute to a dive boat crew who lost their lives at sea last year.

Faster treatment times achieved for injured workers

28 June, 2018

The time it takes for an injured worker to receive treatment has been reduced by icare's Medical Support Panel (MSP).

Workplace psychological health guide released

15 June, 2018

Safe Work Australia has published a national guidance on how employers and workers can build a psychologically healthy and safe workplace.

How the temperature affects workplace injuries

14 June, 2018

The risk of workplace injuries increases in hot and cold environments, according to a new study from Spain.

Asbestos advocate Terry Miller passes away

08 June, 2018

A champion of fellow asbestos victims in South Australia, Terry Miller OAM passed away on Thursday, 31 May 2018.

FIFO workers report high psychological stress

14 May, 2018

More than one-quarter of FIFO workers at remote mining and construction sites rated their psychological stress as high or very high.

Injured farmers need more recovery support

30 April, 2018

Tailored rehabilitation programs are needed after serious workplace injuries, but researchers have found that the unique needs of farmers are being ignored.

Osteopathy Awareness Week targets sports injuries

16 April, 2018

Now the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games have been completed, there is a growing focus on preventing sports injuries.

Funding offered to commemorate Tas workplace deaths

06 April, 2018

The Tasmanian Workers Commemorative Park at Inveresk would receive $250,000 to ensure completion of the memorial.

Supportive colleagues create happier, healthier workers

13 March, 2018

Having supportive colleagues plays a big part in determining how fairly workers feel they are treated when returning to work from sick leave.

First responders to receive greater trauma support

16 February, 2018

Greater protections are required for frontline service personnel who witness trauma in their line of work, according to the Tasmanian Labor Party.

New return-to-work program launched for injured workers

06 February, 2018

A return-to-work program for injured workers will soon be starting in Girraween, western Sydney.

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