2 days ago&ensp·&enspJust over 70 per cent of Australian men are overweight or obese, while just over 56 per cent of Australian women are overweight or obese.  Obesity is a major risk factor for chronic conditions such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, stroke, musculoskeletal disorders, and impaired psychosocial functioning.
Objective Health and social care workers have a significantly higher rate of workrelated injury and illness than workers in other industries. The objective of this study was to examine the rate and distribution of workrelated injury and illness in the Victorian health and social care sector by demographic, occupation and injury characteristics. Methods A retrospective cohort analysis was
2 days ago&ensp·&enspAustralia State of the Environment 2016 has been prepared by independent experts using the best available information to support assessments of environmental condition, pressures, management effectiveness, resilience, risks and outlook. This site is a major undertaking to improve the usability of SoE information.
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International tax for individuals. Australian residents are generally taxed on their worldwide income from all sources. Temporary residents of Australia and foreign residents are generally taxed only on their Australiansourced income, such as money they earn working in Australia.
Introduction: In developed countries men's health is poorer than women's for a range of key indiors, and being an Indigenous man in Australia widens the gap substantially. Establishing the rates of mortality and health inequality between the sexes is useful for identifying that men's health needs attention and Indigenous men need particular attention.
20101018&ensp·&enspInjury rate (per 1000 empl./year) FATALITY RATE INJURY RATE Figure 11 Fatality and injury rates in South African collieries for the period 1984 to 2001 0.00 0.05 0.10 0.15 0.20 0.25 0.30 0.35 0.40 0.45 1993 1995 1997 1999 2001 2003 2005 YEAR FATALITY RATE (/1000 empl) FOG MACHINERY TRANSPORTATION/MINING GENERAL
202051&ensp·&enspBackground: The occupational health and safety impliions associated with compressed and extended work periods have not been fully explored in the mining sector. Aims: To examine the impact on employee health and safety of changes to the roster system in an Australian coal mine. Methods: Absenteeism and incident frequency rate data were collected over a 33 month period that covered
An Analysis of the Coal Mining. Und ergr oun d co al pr odu ctio n ha s grow n fr om. 208 milli on ton nes in 1978 to 326 milli on ton nes. fatalities, fatality incidence rates and
Census data and other industry sources suggest that there are currently upwards of 50,000 FIFO/DIDO workers involved in mining and miningrelated construction. In some mining regions – such as the Pilbara and the Bowen Basin – 30 to 40 per cent of all 25–54 year olds appear to be FIFO/DIDO workers, which is a 50 per cent rise in the
2020515&ensp·&enspLost time injury A losttime injury is defined as an occurrence that resulted in a fatality, permanent disability or time lost from work of one day/shift or more. LTIFR Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate Losttime injury frequency rates refer to the number of losttime injuries within a given accounting period, relative to the total number of
20141222&ensp·&enspThe mining area is the main loion for fatalities at underground mining operations. At the Mining Area, 41% of the incidents occur, however 82% of the fatalities occur in the mining area. This very high number is due to the multiple fatality incidents which more frequently transpire in the mining area. Roads and Roadways are the next
2018514&ensp·&enspPsychological distress in remote mining and construction workers in Australia Jennifer Bowers 1, Johnny Lo2, Peta Miller, Daveena Mawren,3, Brooklyn Jones1 The known Empirical data on the psychological and social challenges faced by remote mining and construction workers and the associated risks of mental distress and suicide are limited.
Injury is a major contributor to mortality, morbidity and permanent disability in Australia. Most injuries requiring hospitalisation are the result of falls and transport accidents, while most deaths from injuries occur as a result of falls and suicide. More reports and statistics on injury can be found under Hospitals and Life expectancy & deaths.
Unconventional natural gas development (UNGD) is expanding globally, with Australia expanding development in the form of coal seam gas (CSG). Residents and other interest groups have voiced concerns about the potential environmental and health impacts related to CSG. This paper compares objective health outcomes from three study areas in Queensland, Australia to examine potential
2 days ago&ensp·&enspMining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the Earth, usually from an ore body, lode, vein, seam, reef or placer deposit.These deposits form a mineralized package that is of economic interest to the miner. Ores recovered by mining include metals, coal, oil shale, gemstones, limestone, chalk, dimension stone, rock salt, potash, gravel, and clay.
1. Introduction. Young persons, aged 15–24 years constitute 17% of all workers aged 15 years and over working in Australia (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2007).The largest proportion of young persons employed in Australia work within the retail trade and accommodation and food service industries, which have comparatively lower rates of work related injury (Australian Bureau of Statistics