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FIFO worker injured in cricket match | Compo upheld

A FIFO worker who was injured in a cricket match between shifts on a FIFO site has had a Return to WorkSA appeal (See Note 1) squashed after ReturntoWork SA sort to exclude his injury from...

Soft tissue

Soft tissue health a top priority for reducing LTIs

A physical trainer, noted for helping FIFO workers with fitness and weight reduction plans, believes soft tissue health is the “key focus” to reducing total recorded injury frequency rates (TRIFR)...

Ensham Resources

Engineering company sued $2m after accident

A diversified services company is facing a near $2 million workplace accident lawsuit in Central Queensland. A young boilermaker is suing contractor UGL Operations and Maintenance after suffering a...

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2016 workplace participation reward winner

Congratulations to Bedford Group (a disability employer in SA), winner of the 2016 Workplace Participation Reward! Bedford demonstrated outstanding spirit, participation, creativity and...

Recovery From Whiplash Injuries Linked To Fat In Muscle

Recovery From Whiplash Injuries Linked To Fat In Muscle

Not all whiplash injuries are created equal, according to a new study conducted in the U.S. based on research conducted in Australia. Researchers from Northwestern University wanted to know why some...

Front Line Supervisors Hold the Key For Return To Work

Employers play a pivotal role in the recovery and early return to work of injured workers. The role of supervisors is the most crucial of all. Research has shown that the return to work process and...

Considering workers’ injury cover for FIFO workers

An unintended consequence of the recent boom in fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workforces attached to remote and regional mining and construction sites is confusion over the level of workers’ compensation...

Injury Management Conference WA In May

Hosted by WorkCover WA, this year’s Injury Management Conference 2015 will be held at on 5-6 May at the Crown Perth in Burswood. The event will unite WA’s workers’ compensation and injury...

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