QUESTIONS & ANSWERS FOR FLU VACCINATIONS IN 2018
(Q) What influenza vaccines are available for 2018? 2018 will provide 1 vaccine to protect against the flu. Quadrivalent (QIV) Influenza Vaccine (TIV) which will protect against 3 strains of influenza (Two A strains & Two B strains). (Q) Is…
INFLUENZA VACCINE 2016 SEASON – SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE
Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2016 southern hemisphere influenza season It is recommended that trivalent vaccines for use in the 2016 influenza season (southern hemisphere winter) contain the following: an A/California/7/2009 (H1N1)pdm09-like virus; an A/Hong…
WORKPLACE AUDIOMETRIC TESTING
As of the 1st of January 2014 the new harmonised Work Place Health and Safety Act of 2011 is in full effect. Under the Act a person conducting a business or undertaking must provide hearing assessments for any worker who…
ADVICE FOR SMALL BUSINESS
Did you know WorkCover provides a range of advisory services to assist and support small businesses including: free assistance visits the Mentor Program a safety coach program rebates for small business special WorkCover safety events health and safety training resources…
Worker fatalities within Australia
As at 22 May 2014, 68 Australian workers have been killed while at work. With the occurrence of each work-related fatality, Safe Work Australia records information, updates statistics and prepares various reports. The number of worker deaths listed on this…
WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY LEGISLATION
New work health and safety (WHS) laws commenced in NSW on 1 January 2012. The WHS laws replaced the occupational health and safety (OHS) laws in NSW. The WHS laws were developed using the model WHS laws developed by Safe…