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Time To Stand Up – Hazards of Sedentary Work

Time To Stand Up – Hazards of Sedentary Work A new report from Safe Work Australia has highlighted the hazards of sedentary work. Overall exposure to sedentary behaviour (especially prolonged, unbroken sitting time) is associated with a range of poor health outcomes, including musculoskeletal problems, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, some cancers and premature mortality. The […]

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In charging Essendon, WorkSafe puts all sport on notice

In charging Essendon, WorkSafe puts all sport on notice Eric Windholz, Monash University WorkSafe Victoria’s decision to prosecute the Essendon Football Club for occupational health and safety (OHS) breaches arising out of its 2011-12 supplements program has been a long time coming. On Monday, the club was charged with two breaches of the OHS Act […]

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Shifting Gears For Workplace Wellbeing – Mark Haley Interview

Shifting Gears For Workplace Wellbeing In Conversation With Mark Haley, National Organisational Development Manager at Border Express In the first of our series of client profiles, Janet McCulloch, Managing Partner of Leadership Dimensions, chats with Mark Haley about learning and development, change and managing mental health in the high pressure transport industry. Mark, tell me, […]

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Cancers

Cancers from workplace exposure

The Cancer Council estimated that around 7,000 new cases of cancer in Australia each year are caused by exposure to carcinogens in the workplace. The report estimates that as many as 1.5 million Australian workers, engaged in 51 different industries, may be exposed to carcinogenic agents in the course of their work. There is growing […]

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