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Su Mon Kyaw-Myint

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Work productivity loss in young workers

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.
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National hazard exposure worker surveillance: exposure to biomechanical demands, pain and fatigue symptoms and the provision of controls in Australian workplaces

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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Asbestos exposure and compliance study of construction and maintenance workers

The use of asbestos has been banned in Australia since 2003. However, as a result of the widespread use of asbestos in the past, there remains a large amount of asbestos containing materials (ACMs) in older buildings. These ACMs include asbestos cement sheet walls, asbestos...
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Are people with disability at risk at work? A review of the evidence

This report shows that workers with a disability are not an increased occupational health and safety risk. The research findings suggest that workers with a disability have on average, a lower number of OHS incidents and have lower workers’ compensation costs, in comparison to other...