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Work-related injuries

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Work Related Pain - Pain Management - painHEALTH

Work related pain means pain that occurs as a direct result of work (such as an injury at work), or pain that affects your work performance.

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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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Eye injury something in your eye | National Centre for Farmer Health

Eye injuries can occur when flying particles lodge in your eye. Some common examples include wood chips, metal filings, dust, insects and grain. Read more..

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Nontraumatic spinal cord injury information | myVMC

Nontraumatic spinal cord injury is an injury to the spine which is not caused by sudden trauma like a car accident. Causes include infection and cancer.

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The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists: tests, treatments and procedures clinicians and consumers should question

Recommendations from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists on imaging for ankle trauma, deep venous thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism, low back pain, whole breast radiation therapy, prostate cancer, bone metastases, brain radiation therapy & locoregional therapy.

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Crush injuries | National Centre for Farmer Health

Crush injuries On 20 Mar, 2014 By FHadmin Crush injuries occur when a part of the body, such as a hand, arm, leg, foot or trunk is squashed

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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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Eye injury flash burns | National Centre for Farmer Health

Flash burns occur when the cornea (the clear tissue that covers your eyes) has been exposed to ultraviolet light. Flash burns are like sunburn in the eye. Read more...

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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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