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Dumb ways to die - this record breaking YouTube clip has a safety message. It was devised by Metro Trains in Melbourne to promote rail safety, and the campaign went viral through sharing and social media.
Safework Australia have a new downloadable publication called Making Workplaces Safer
Making workplaces safer features Michelle Baxter, Safe Work Australia Chief Executive Officer, and Diane Smith-Gander, Safe Work Australia Chair, as well as workers from various industries. The work health and safety and workers’ compensation statistics included throughout provide a national snapshot of work-related fatalities, injuries and claims.
'Trades make up almost one-third (30%) of Australia’s workforce but represent over half (58%) of serious claims for workers’ compensation. The most common cause of injury (18%) involves muscular stress while lifting, carrying or putting down objects and the most common type of serious claim (44%) involves traumatic joint injuries'.