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How New OHS Laws Impact Aged Care

The new Harmonised OHS Laws affect the aged care workforce in many ways.  Aged care operators in most states in Australia are now covered under the new Work Health and Safety Act 2011. The legislation is uniform and intended to ensure that all workers in Australia have the same standard of health and safety protection […]

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Workplace Health and Safety in Aged Care

One of our most popular requests is for help with Workplace Health and Safety as it relates to the Aged Care industry. Spare a thought for the care worker who injures themselves while trying to stop an elderly patient from falling. Or the nurse in the alzheimer unit who dislocates a knee after slipping on waste-matter […]