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DATE 23 Apr 2018
AUTHOR jess
Legislation to minimise the risk to employees of adverse health effects due to hazardous substances at work has been introduced in all States and Territories of Australia. Many companies ...
DATE 18 Apr 2018
AUTHOR jess
Under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011, many organisations are required to undertake a health monitoring program for employees exposed to hazardous substances. Health monitoring is ...
DATE 16 Apr 2018
AUTHOR jess
Isocyanates are a family of highly reactive hazardous chemicals and have been associated with a number of adverse health effects. Where isocyanates are used it is imperative that workers’ ...
DATE 12 Apr 2018
AUTHOR jess
The Australian government enacted a ban on the use of asbestos in 2003 after the dangers of asbestos and the knowledge of it being a human carcinogen became known. Enacting this ban to ...
DATE 9 Apr 2018
AUTHOR jess
Injuries in the workplace are inevitable, so it’s important to be prepared and think about who you’ll need to rely on to resolve issues when the occur. When serious injuries happen, ...
DATE 6 Apr 2018
AUTHOR jess
We’re currently in the midst of peak technology disruption - everywhere you look, another industry is being advanced by technology and data, and the occupational health space is no ...
DATE 4 Apr 2018
AUTHOR jess
When you’re on the hunt for an occupational health service provider, one of the obvious ways to compare the different business offerings is price. But, a cheaper price should not be the ...
DATE 29 Mar 2018
AUTHOR jess
Silica is a naturally occurring substance found in most rocks, sand and clay as well as bricks and concrete. When these materials are interacted with, especially through occupational ...
DATE 28 Mar 2018
AUTHOR jess
We live in an exciting time where continuous advancements in technology are disrupting traditional models and allowing us to do things differently to make our lives easier and more ...
DATE 26 Feb 2018
AUTHOR jess
From 1 February 2018, medicines containing codeine will no longer be available over the counter. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has made a ruling that all codeine containing ...
DATE 11 Oct 2017
AUTHOR courtney
  October 8 2017 marks the start of Queensland’s Mental Health Week. To mark the occasion WorkSafe Queensland has launched the Mentally Healthy Workplaces Toolkit, a resource ...
DATE 5 Jan 2017
AUTHOR courtney
There have been several important changes to the regulations governing coal mine safety and health which have come into affect as of 1st January 2017. To help further explain these changes ...
DATE 10 Nov 2016
AUTHOR courtney
Workplace injuries occur across Australia everyday, from the pesky papercut to a more serious laceration or chemical exposure. So, how do you know which of these need to be reported and to ...
DATE 3 Nov 2016
AUTHOR courtney
In a word, no. Risk management is an ongoing process that businesses use to identify, assess and treat all risks that could potentially affect the health and safety of workers and others. ...
DATE 18 Oct 2016
AUTHOR courtney
The Coal Mine Worker’s Health Scheme has been under fire after an increase in the reported cases of possible “Black Lung” in coal mine workers over the past year.  Stakeholders have ...
DATE 26 Aug 2016
AUTHOR courtney
  The Hand is an Exceptional Part of the Body The Wrist & Hand are Made Up of: 27 bones; 29 major joints; At least 123 named ligaments; 34 muscles which move the ...
DATE 17 Aug 2016
AUTHOR courtney
Recently there has been some changes to the QLD Coal Mine Workers' Health Scheme to assist in early detection of coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP). Effective immediately, the Department ...
DATE 25 Jul 2016
AUTHOR curtis
Exercise Prescription in Chronic Pain Patients in Gladstone Patient adherence to prescribed home exercise programs has been the nemesis of many a physiotherapist since the dawn of time.  ...
DATE 20 Jul 2016
AUTHOR curtis
Treating Lateral Elbow Pain (Tennis Elbow) in Gladstone Lateral epicondylitis, also known as tennis elbow, is the most common condition associated with lateral elbow pain. Tennis elbow is a ...
DATE 15 Jul 2016
AUTHOR curtis
How to Manage Headaches from a Physio in Gladstone's Perspective It is estimated that 90% of adults experience headaches at some stage of their life.  With over 270 different categories of ...