Tag: "Nurses"


Nurses face WHS Risks

Working in a hospital, aged care facility or health centre as a nurse is not for the faint of heart. Nurses spend almost their entire shift on their feet working long hours and dealing with fatigue on top of the unique risks around patient care. Nurses are faced with work related injury risks that are quite […]


Nurses Feel More Risk Than Construction Workers

Nurses, doctors and community service workers feel less confident about health and safety in their jobs than construction workers, according to a national survey.   The findings about workplace attitudes towards health and safety come from a five-year study of more than 8000 workers by the University of Sydney research director Professor John Buchanan.


How to Reduce Sharps Injuries

Preventing sharps injury is one of the most important OHS issues for health care workers today. There is much more that can be done to protect nurses and doctors from sharps injuries like …