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COVID restrictions include strict PPE rules; Doctors warn of remote-work fatigue

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk
Employers have been warned they bear the onus of ensuring their sites comply with the new COVID-19 restrictions in Victoria, which include stringent PPE requirements and workforce caps in many cases, while doctors have warned of the consequences of never "switching off" while working from home during the pandemic.

Risk-assessment rethink needed for high MSD rate

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Research and reports
The increasing focus on risk reduction measures in work safety laws and practices over the last 20 years has failed to reduce the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders, with digitalisation and automation increasing mental stress and muscle tension, and forcing some workers into "machine-paced roles", a major research review has found.


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