Organisation

Safe Work Australia

Acronym
SWA
Owning Institution

Items authored

Report

12 May 2017

The Road transport industry profile contains summary data relating to injuries incurred by workers employed in the road transport industry as well as work-related fatalities.

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Survey

23 Oct 2018

This report provides a comprehensive summary of the 2018 National Return to Work survey responses. The survey is undertaken on a biannual basis and compares the return to work experiences and outcomes of injured workers against a number of variables, including returning to work, workplace...

Discussion paper

19 Feb 2018

This discussion paper has been developed to inform a public consultation process in the first half of 2018. Comments received during public consultation will be used to inform a written report which will, if supported by relevant evidence, make recommendations to improve the model work...

Report

23 Nov 2016

Bullying was measured using both a widely accepted international definition and the Australian definition used by Safe Work Australia. The prevalence rates using the international and the Australian definitions were similar: 9.7 per cent and 9.4 per cent of Australian workers respectively reported they had...

Report

23 Nov 2016

Previous research has indicated that addressing psychosocial hazards by improving Psychosocial Safety Climate (PSC) and also improving three psychological health outcomes: depression, psychological distress, and engagement may be effective in reducing sickness absence and presenteeism.

Addressing psychosocial hazards that contribute to human capital costs...

Report

15 Jul 2015

The Work productivity loss in young workers report examines the prevalence of diagnosed back or neck pain and their contribution towards absenteeism and presenteeism (loss of productive time whilst at work) among young people.

Twenty per cent of 23-year-old workers in the study had...

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Report

4 Mar 2011

Biomechanical demands such as repetitive hand or arm movements, lifting heavy loads or working in awkward postures contribute to the development or worsening of inflammatory or degenerative musculoskeletal disorders. However, little is known about patterns of exposure to different biomechanical demands and how they relate...

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