Australian Safety and Compensation Council

Source Details

Link to organisation: http://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/sites/SWA/Pages/default.aspx

Source Acronym: ASCC

Owning Insitution: Government of Australia

Source Type: Government

Research
16 March 2009

This report and four case studies for the ambulance, fire, hospital and funeral occupations, follows up on the previously released scoping paper on the implications of overweight and obesity for...

Research
24 January 2009

Anthropometric data are the measurements of the human body form used by designers to represent the human shape and size in the design of workplaces. This report investigates the data being used by...

Research
1 December 2008

This report describes the differences in perceived occupational hazards for rural (or remote) and metropolitan nurses that were found in the 2007 survey in order to inform and facilitate effective...

Research
8 September 2008

This report shows that workers with a disability have on average, a lower number of OHS incidents and have lower workers' compensation costs, in comparison to other employees.

Research
8 September 2008

The focus on obesity in Australia to date has largely concentrated on public health outcomes with little attention being paid to obesity as a workplace concern.

Research
29 July 2008

Codes of practice and guidance material fulfill important roles in Australia and New Zealand under their respective regulatory regimes. The principal aim of this report was to review key...

Research
29 July 2008

This report is the result of a comprehensive review of the available Australian and international literature, presenting the microeconomic framework and different methodologies for valuing life...

Research
25 April 2008

The National Code aims to encourage a nationally consistent approach to legislation and guidance material to prevent fatalities and injuries among those who work with and around tilt-up and...

Research
25 April 2008

This paper reports on the number and incidence rates of new cases and deaths from mesothelioma by both age and sex. In addition, trends over time have been reported from 1982 to 2004 for the...

Research
23 June 2007

The project set out to identify the socio-economic conditions and the disincentives people with disabilities (in particular those with work related disabilities) face in the Australian labour...