The National Safety Council 2017 Injury Facts report shows over 213,600 Professional and Business Service workers suffered nonfatal injuries or illnesses that necessitated days off work during 2014. In 2014, employment in the Professional and Business Services totaled 17,005,000 workers, of which 16,571,000 were private sector employees. The Professional and Business Service sector includes legal, accounting, architectural, engineering, computer, consulting, research, advertising, photographic, translation and interpretation, veterinary, and other professional scientific and...Read More
The National Safety Council 2017 Injury Facts report shows over 204,000 Construction Industry workers suffered nonfatal injuries or illnesses that necessitated days off work during 2014. In 2014, employment in the Construction industry totaled 9,813,000 workers, of which 9,390,000 were private sector employees. The Construction industry sector includes establishments engaged in construction of buildings, heavy construction other than buildings, and specialty trade contractors such as plumbing, electrical, carpentry, etc. The National Safety...Read More
This "World First Aid Day" is highlighting injuries in the home and workplace.
Research published shows around 12 million accidental home injuries occur per year that require some form of medical attention, with falls the most common injury across all age groups, followed by cutting/piercing injuries, and then injuries from being struck by or against an object or person.
Injury rates were highest among the oldest and youngest age groups, and falls are a...Read More
We are often asked "does my office need a first aid kit?" and the answer can be either complex or simple: simply, yes of COURSE your office needs a First Aid Kit because you care about the wellbeing of your employees!
The longer, legal answer is that it very much depends on what Australian State or Territory you are in, how big your office is, how many people work in and visit your office, and...Read More
Created to comply with regulations for the Food and Beverage industry, this tough heavy-duty metal cabinet can be wall-mounted or carried by a strong handle. The construction of the First Aid Cabinet includes strong hinges that cover the full height of the door, ensuring it never bends or sags - and can be closed easily every time. A simple to use quality metal clasp keeps the cabinet securely fastened shut, avoiding accidental opening of...Read More