ID12949 is an expert in several major areas of nursing including intensive care, mental health rehabilitation, aged care, cardiology and administration.
Nurses work to support doctors and care for patients in a variety of medical establishments such as hospitals, GP surgeries, residential care homes and visiting people in their own residences. There are approximately 400,000 nurses in Australia, of which about 300,000 are Registered Nurses, the remainder being comprised of Enrolled Nurses and Midwives. According to Worksafe Australia, the healthcare sector has the highest number of work-related injuries reported each year, accounting for about 16% of all serious workers compensation claims.
There are a number of risks nurses face in the workplace:
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Experts in nursing are essential to obtain opinion on the many work health and safety claims prevalent in the healthcare industry. They may be required to:
Experts in this field have extensive experience in the identification and assessment of nursing WHS issues, risks and injuries.
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A safe patient handling policy provides for a safer approach to patient/client handling whereby the manual lifting of patients/clients is eliminated or minimised wherever possible.Health care and social assistance
The healthcare and social assistance industry is the largest employing industry in Australia. It is rapidly expanding and is projected to continue to do so as the population both grows and ages, amplifying any current work health and safety issues and trends. It has a large number of work-related injuries and illness reported each year.Relevant Cases QNU v Sundale Garden Village Nambour  QIRComm 84; 182 QGIG 638
This matter investigated whether workloads imposed upon nurses are excessive and/or unreasonable.Related Blog Articles
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