Injured workers have poorer health outcomes than others with similar injuries

According to  The Royal Australasian College of Physicians there is strong evidence to suggest that people who are injured at work and claim compensation for that injury have poorer health outcomes than people who suffer similar injuries but are not involved in the compensation process.  Its seems obvious from their  research report  that the system[…]

Research suggests that shift workers have a higher chance of suffering a heart attack or stroke

It is interesting that changes to NSW Workers Compensation laws now exclude heart attacks and strokes despite the fact that shift workers have an increased risk of suffering both. Shift workers at greater risk of heart attack, stroke Research suggests that shift workers have a higher chance of suffering a heart attack or stroke. A[…]