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The focus of OHS in Australia is on workplace-based prevention rather than individual health care. Over the past decade, workers' compensation data have shown continuous improvement in work-related deaths, serious injuries and diseases. Injuries from work-related vehicle incidents are the leading cause of fatalities. There is a high incidence of on-road(More)
Work-related musculoskeletal injuries and disorders (WMSDs) present a major problem throughout the world. Strategies to control risks associated with WMSDs typically focus on strategies to reduce the bio-mechanical loads that people experience during work. It is now evident that to focus workplace risk management strategies only on physical actions during(More)
BACKGROUND Exposures to occupational hazards substantially increase workers' risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and can exacerbate pre-existing disorders. The effects on MSD risk of the physical requirements of work performance are well recognised, but there is now ample evidence that work-related psychosocial hazards can also have(More)
Work-related musculoskeletal injuries and disorders (WMSD) are a significant issue in the health care sector. Allied Health professionals (AHP) in this sector are exposed to physical and psychosocial factors associated with increased risk of developing a WMSD. Clarification of relevant hazard and risk factors for AHP is needed to improve understanding and(More)
PURPOSE To compare the histologic, morphometric and nuclear DNA content of a group of benign and malignant melanocytic lesions of the iris. METHODS Forty-four surgically excised melanocytic lesions of the iris were histologically classified as nevus or melanoma. Morphometric analysis using a digital filar micrometer (LaSICO 1602N-10 and 5-4A) measured the(More)
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