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Work-related injuries

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Work-related stress - Better Health Channel

Work-related stress causes an increase in sick days and absenteeism, a higher turnover of staff and a drop in productivity.

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Eye Injuries in the Workplace | myVMC

Eye injuries in the workplace: There are a range of agents found in workplaces that can cause eye diseases, disorders or injuries. While many of these agents are often also found in everyday living environments, exposure at dangerous levels is most likely to occur in the workplace.

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Nontraumatic Spinal Cord Injury | myVMC

Nontraumatic Spinal Cord Injury (NTSCI) is any damage to the spinal cord that has not been caused by a major trauma

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Injury prevention in Australia

Injury is a major cause of preventable death and disability in Australia. Whether intended or accidental, most physical injuries can be prevented by identifying their causes and removing these, or reducing peoples exposure to them.

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Sports injury prevention - myDr.com.au

Look at your exercise program in terms of FIT - Frequency, Intensity and Time. Only one of these should be increased each week.

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Preventing falls

Falls and fall related injuries are the leading cause of injury and hospitalisation for older people in Australia but you can take simple steps to prevent them.

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Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation is about helping people to recover from serious injury, illness or surgery. It is based on your individual needs.

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Self-harm

Self-harm means any behaviour which involves the deliberate causing of pain or injury to oneself usually as an extreme way of trying to cope with di...

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Burns | myVMC

Burns are injuries to body tissues that can result from heat, electricity, radiation, or chemicals

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Obesity and its Cost on the Workforce | myVMC

Obesity is costing the Australian economy $637 million dollars each year due to indirect costs associated with increased sick leave, lower productivity, unemployment, disability, early retirement and workplace injuries.

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