These are the most common injuries and hazards for people working in the aged care sector, as shown by injury claims.
WorkSafe expects employers to have safety solutions in place to protect workers from the most common sources of injury.
Hazards and Solutions
- Hazard 1 Lifting and assisting residents
- Hazard 2 Pushing and pulling equipment (eg trollies and wheelchairs)
- Hazard 3 Slips trips and falls
- Hazard 4 Work-related stress bullying and harassment