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Guest Post: Recovering From Workplace Injuries

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2 min read How to increase strength and mobility safely If you’ve ever suffered a painful injury at work, you’re not alone. Injuries occurring at the workplace are more common than you might think, and are not restricted to stuntmen and other daredevils. According to data compiled by Safe Work Australia in 2010, 40% of situations where compensation … Read more

Top 10 Causes of Disabling Injuries in 2010

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2 min read According to the 2012 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index, the most disabling workplace injuries and illnesses in 2010 amounted to $51.1 billion in direct US workers compensation costs. The annual Workplace Safety Index uses information from Liberty Mutual workers compensation insurance claims, the US bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), and the National Academy of Social … Read more

Reducing the Risks of Serious Injury in the Workplace

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3 min read The following is a guest post by Steve McLeod of Fire and Safety Australia about reducing injuries in the workplace. Fire and Safety Australia is Australia’s leading provider of National Fire and Safety Training. Their purpose is “to forever change safety in the world, one experience at a time.” Workplace injuries are often tragic for … Read more