Our Mission: Using quality evidence to inform, advise and educate.

Our Vision: To improve the health and wellbeing of the Australian working population through research and applied evidence.

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ISCRR research findings are typically showcased in a research report and vary quite a bit on length and content. However, the goal of each report is the same – for decision-makers to use our findings!

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ISCRR currently has a number of projects underway relating to vicarious trauma in the workplace. We have since noticed that vicarious trauma as a concept is not widely understood.

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We draw on all types of information to make decisions, often subconsciously and in a matter of seconds. Our experiences, personal preferences, lessons learned and social constraints influence each decision.

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Since 2009, ISCRR has completed over 300 research projects for our partners. Browse our catalogues of publicly available research.

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For researchers

ISCRR provides researchers an opportunity to achieve real world impact through supporting decision makers to build evidence-based programs and policy.

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Working with us

We manage new research across the areas of injury prevention, compensation, recovery from injury, living with serious injury and returning to work. Contact us to discuss new projects.

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Latest News

On World Mental Health Day (October 10, 2023), Carmen Schroder, a Research Officer at the Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research (ISCRR) presented at Comcare’s Psychosocial Health and Safety Forum on approaches to tackling vicarious trauma in the workplace....
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WorkSafe Victoria’s WorkWell Toolkit is an online resource that helps businesses prevent mental injury from occurring in their workplaces. While tools like this are useful, small to medium sized businesses with under 200 employees, often require more tailored support to...
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ISCRR's Acting Co-Directors at the PIEF National Summit

Spring has arrived and the ISCRR team are well underway with projects outlined in our 2023/24 Annual Plan. These include 22 research projects currently underway that span topics including building design to reduce occupational violence and aggression in residential care...
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