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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Why are Lumbar Spinal Fusion (LSF) surgery outcomes for workers’ compensation patients worse than for the general population? ISCRR’s Research Lead, Dr Janine McMillan, set out to answer this question in a recently published paper in the ANZ Journal of...
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ISCRR Director (Monash University) It has been a year of the unexpected, opening with what we thought was a fresh start and then taking us through probably the most testing period in the pandemic. This has challenged the conduct and...
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