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Australians work some of the longest hours in the developed world – substantially longer than their counterparts in Denmark, The Netherlands and Norway. For many Australians though, work stress is related not to the number of hours worked, but a mismatch between the...
How Australia is faring tracks Australia’s progress against a range of social inclusion indicators. It looks at how we’re performing in relation to health and disability, employment, financial stress, education, access to services, housing, feelings of safety and engagement in community activities....
In 2009–10, 337 people died in Australia from a work-related traumatic injury.
This report is the seventh in a series that estimates the number of workers and bystanders killed each year due to work-related injury. Because there is no single national data collection system...
This fact sheet provides general guidance for persons conducting a business or undertaking and workers on managing risks to health and safety posed by falling objects.
Objects have the potential to fall onto or hit people at the workplace or adjoining areas if precautions...
This guide provides information on the representation and participation of workers in health and safety matters at the workplace, as well as guidance on resolving health and safety issues
It supports one of the objects of the Work Health and Safety Act, which is...
This statement accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the provisions in the model Work Health and Safety Regulations.
It was agreed to on 30 November 2011 by the Strategic Issues Group on Occupational Health and Safety.
This paper provides an overview of the structure of the model Work Health and Safety Regulations, cross references to relevant additional Regulations, and references to provisions of the model Work Health and Safety Act.
This Guide will help readers identify what duties or rights...
With a focus on the banking industry, this essay looks at trends in longer working hours in Australia and the impact this has on human health and workplace safety.
Almost a quarter of workers globally work more than 48-hours per week, including 1.2 million...
Health is wealth, goes the adage. The message is clear: those who are healthy are likely to earn more. Is this old adage still applicable in Australia today?
Are people with better health able to earn more than their peers with poorer health? How...