Author Archive for Lee Patterson


Aged Care Health And Safety Report Card

Aged care workers in Australia are at a high risk of injury from performing manual handling tasks according to the latest Aged Care Workforce Survey. More than 240,000 workers are employed in direct care roles in the aged care sector. Of these 147,000 work in residential facilities, and 93,350 in community outlets. Personal Care Attendants […]


New Report Shows Link Between WHS and Improved Business Performance

A new report commissioned by Safe Work Australia has identified links between investing in workplace health and safety and better business performance. The report by the University Of Melbourne’s Centre for Workplace Leadership found that by improving worker safety and reducing the likelihood of poor health in workers businesses can substantially increases performance in terms of increased productivity, lower costs, greater innovation […]