It’s no secret that not all workplaces and job-tasks are created equal in terms of health and safety. In a world where prevention is the goal, we need measures to help regulators and employers identify groups of workers, or types...
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 “Rather than being in that clinical space … where they [injured workers] are the passive recipient at times of constant care, we’re a space where it’s their job to give care because the rescue animals really need their help” –...
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Since medicinal cannabis was legalised in Victoria in 2016, there has been sustained interest in the drug for treating a wide range of conditions. To inform clinical decision-making on the safety and effectiveness of medicinal cannabis, ISCRR carried out two...
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ISCRR is immensely proud of its passionate and talented staff and we endeavour to share their achievements in this section of our newsletter. This month we are showcasing our Research Communications and Translation Manager, Dr Jimmy Twin. Jimmy oversees ISCRR’s...
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ISCRR is immensely proud of its passionate and talented staff and we endeavour to share their achievements in this section of our newsletter. To celebrate the recent United Nations International Day of Women and Girls in Science (11 February 2022)...
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On December 9, 2021, we launched our ISCRR Learning Series. Associate Professor Sharon Newnam (Associate Director, Monash University Accident Research Centre) discussed how systems thinking can prevent workplace injuries. Our most recent webinar was held on February 3, 2022 featuring...
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The beautifully coloured windows of heritage buildings and churches that we often admire are made using lead, a heavy metal and known carcinogen. The small industry of lead lighting professionals who make and service these windows work directly with lead...
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If you’re a travelling sales representative, or an in-home carer, driving is a significant workplace safety risk. Thirty percent of registered light motor vehicles (i.e. passenger vehicles, utility vans) in Australia are driven by workers that need to drive in...
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On December 9, we launched our new ISCRR Learning Series – regular educational webinars from ISCRR, and our extensive researcher network. For our first session, Assoc. Prof. Sharon Newnam (Associate Director, Monash University Accident Research Centre) discussed how systems thinking...
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Imagine experiencing the following while at work: Repeated abusive phone calls from someone who was issued a fine. Sexual harassment while performing carer’s duties within a client’s home. Verbal abuse and intimidation after issuing a parking fine. These are just...
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