Special report: staff injuries in aged care Aged care workers are at a high risk of injury from performing manual handling tasks such as transferring or moving residents. In 2012, more than three-quarters of aged care facilities reported a work-related injury or illness in the previous months, according the latest aged care workforce census. Due…Details
When the ligament around the joint is injured it results in sprain. It most commonly happens in the wrist, ankle, shoulder, elbow & knee joints. There are rare instances where the ligament around the thumb or any finger is injured (torn or stretched) Sprains are caused due to many reasons, including (but not limited to)…Details
Do you feel dizzy or light headed while exercising? Do you often blackout when you work out? Do you find it hard to breathe, or feel nauseated or tired while you are gymming? What about dry mouth? If your answer was a YES to all these questions then your body is experiencing dehydration. Dehydration is…Details
In life we always plan for our goals and while doing that we even anticipate what could happen.This step is called risk management. As simple as it sounds, it often helps businesses offset any issues or troubles. Isn’t it good to plan beforehand to prevent things? Let’s decode it in line with the Gym business.
Gym is undeniably one of most accident prone places and so it becomes all the more vital to follow a simple checklist that will help assess the risk and manage it accordingly. Here are three easy steps that could help in conducting the risk assessment on a regular interval and promote necessary solutionsDetails
I’ve already done my CPR certification training few years ago. I pretty much know the basics of how to perform a CPR, then why do I attend a CPR refresher training program YET again? Well is that all that’s required, the basics??? A CPR certification? What if you think that you remember the basic steps…Details