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New WHS Codes and laws flagged by mental health inquiry

Workers' compensation, Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Research and reports
Employers are facing increasing pressure to provide psychologically healthy workplaces, with the Productivity Commission calling for explicit WHS laws for mental health and "no-liability treatment" for workers, and unions saying work "must be at the centre" of efforts to reduce mental illness.





Research identifies dermatitis causes and unexpected at-risk occupational groups

Workers' compensation, Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Journal articles - occupational medicine research, Research and reports
Skin-damaging frictional trauma is one of the major causes of dermatitis in high-risk occupations identified in a major Canadian study. The researchers also found unexpectedly high rates of the debilitating skin condition in several occupations.



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