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03 March 2016

Safety Culture and Climate Symposium - Update

Interested presenters are invited to submit abstracts addressing the theme of "Safety culture from the regulators' perspective" for the First Community of Practice Safety Culture and Climate Symposium, to be held in April 2016.

03 March 2016

New online education program will help physiotherapists promote Return to Work

Researchers have published a report that details strategies to enable physiotherapists to promote timely Return to Work (RTW) following injury.

23 February 2016

eNews #21 23 February 2016

Welcome to the new look ISCRR e-news for 2016. It's already been a busy year for ISCRR with our move from St Kilda Road to be co-located with Worksafe Victoria in central Melbourne and the TAC in Geelong

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Mar 21

ISCRR Research Forum: The role of General Practitioners in return to work

This Forum Monday 21 March at Citadines, Melbourne to explore the impact that the new Certificate of Capacity has had on Victoria's Return to Work process.
10 February 2016

Report investigates the impact of hospital staff OHS on patient outcomes

The ISCRR Evidence Review Hub has released a review assessing the link between Occupation Health and Safety (OHS) interventions for hospital staff and the health and safety outcomes experienced by hospital patients.

22 December 2015

Merry Christmas from ISCRR

On our last working day of 2015, the team at ISCRR would like to wish you...

21 December 2015

Safety Culture and Climate Symposium - Call for Abstracts

Interested presenters are invited to submit abstracts addressing the theme of "Safety culture from the regulators' perspective" for the First Community of Practice Safety Culture and Climate Symposium, to be held in April 2016.

03 December 2015

Participants Sought for Bowel Management Study

Researchers hoping to improve bowel management after Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) have now completed safety studies, and are moving onto a new, exciting stage of work: they are recruiting participants for the clinical trial of a new drug.

Dec 02

Does Injury Compensation Cause Harm? ISCRR Research Forum

There is now substantial published Australian and international evidence that compensation processes are associated with stress, poor physical and mental health, slow return to work and increased costs of compensation. Recent studies have identified specific aspects of injury compensation policy and practice that may contribute to these outcomes. There are also now attempts to alter policy and practice to improve outcomes