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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 ...
DATE 13 Jul 2016
AUTHOR curtis
How do you fully understand the physical requirements of a job role in Sydney, Perth and Melbourne?You systematically undertake an analysis of physical, cognitive and environmental demands ...
DATE 23 May 2016
AUTHOR courtney
Being a hard worker has its advantages and disadvantages.  You’re often the first to arrive and last to leave, making sure everything is done to the best of your ability regardless of how ...
DATE 12 May 2016
AUTHOR courtney
What is asbestos and do employees working around it, need to be monitored? Mesothelioma, a rare and aggressive cancer, has a relative 5-year survival rate of only 5% to 10%.  ...
DATE 7 Mar 2016
AUTHOR curtis
Pre-Employment Medical Assessments are a common requirement for high risk job roles in industries such as mining, oil, gas, construction and logistics. Pre-employment medical testing is used ...
DATE 2 Mar 2016
AUTHOR courtney
Manual Handling Training Programs are, for a lot of businesses, a “nice to have”. The risk of injury due to hazardous manual tasks can be well managed by using higher order ...
DATE 11 Jan 2016
AUTHOR curtis
KINNECT Training is now delivering accredited Drug and Alcohol Testing training courses in Sydney and Brisbane. The courses are one day in length and cover all the basics of delivering ...
DATE 6 Jan 2016
AUTHOR curtis
KINNECT Training is helping workplace safety managers to be better trained and have an increased awareness of drug and alcohol use in the workplace by delivering our Drug and Alcohol Testing ...
DATE 10 Nov 2015
AUTHOR courtney
Did you know that employee alcohol consumption contributes to 5% of all Australian workplace deaths and 4-11% of non-fatal workplace injuries? In addition, a monstrous $5.2 billion is lost ...
DATE 27 Oct 2015
AUTHOR courtney
" Drug and Alcohol Testing will be introduced on building sites as of 16 October 2015. " Building contractors in Australia are now one week into operating according to new fitness for ...
DATE 20 Oct 2015
AUTHOR anthony
While alcohol and other drug use in the workplace can reflect use in the general community, harmful use in the workplace is often indicated by increased injuries, absenteeism, lost ...