More than 12 thousand workers compensation claims were made in the aged care industry in the three years to 2014. Workplace violence can cause physical and mental injuries for aged care workers and makes up around 9.2 per cent of claims. With an ageing population, ensuring staff are able to cope with the aggressive behaviour […]

Each year there are dozens of serious incidents where workers have fallen from ladders. While workers in construction, retail and building maintenance are most commonly injured, any worker using a ladder – at any height – is at risk. So what can you do to avoid becoming a statistic? The first thing to consider is […]