Commercial Mind, Social Heart: icare’s philosophy for improving quality of life outcomes
Community Healthcare / Health & Healthcare

Commercial Mind, Social Heart: icare’s philosophy for improving quality of life outcomes

Improving choice, quality and service delivery for the changing needs of people living with an ABI is the central theme for this year’s National Acquired Brain Injury Conference which is taking place on the 8 – 9 November 2016  at the Royal Rehab, Ryde, Sydney. In the lead up to this event, we were delighted … Continue reading

Research, testing & training: A view of combustible dust from the laboratory
Mining & Resources

Research, testing & training: A view of combustible dust from the laboratory

As a preview to the upcoming Dust Explosions Conference in Brisbane on the 17-18 October, Research Scientist, Dr Fiona Clarkson, from the Department of Natural Resources and Mines recently took a break from some bespoke explosion testing at Simtars‘ laboratory to give us an insight into the exciting and specialist world of combustible dust. How … Continue reading

Dust explosions in Europe: A preview of new trends and legislation for improving safety
Mining & Resources / Planning & Design / Technology

Dust explosions in Europe: A preview of new trends and legislation for improving safety

While the scientific properties and risks of dust explosions are global, Europe remains a leader in standardising regulations for industrial hazards. Given that Europe is also the manufacturing origin of many design parts used in Australasian processing facilities and storage plants, we were delighted to have Gerard van Laar, Senior Consulting Scientist at Inburex (Germany) join … Continue reading

Visit Australia’s Centre of Dust Research Excellence
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Visit Australia’s Centre of Dust Research Excellence

Re-blog via  Australian Bulk Handling Review May/June 2016 Thirty minutes’ drive west of Brisbane’s CBD, the Queensland Government’s Safety in Mines Testing and Research Station (Simtars) at Redbank is home to world-class facilities that contribute towards preventing disasters, fatalities, lost-time injuries and occupational disease in industry. Established 30 years ago as a business unit of Queensland’s … Continue reading

How To Solve Some of The Biggest Issues With Client-Centred Care For People With Multiple Disabilities
Community Healthcare / Health & Healthcare

How To Solve Some of The Biggest Issues With Client-Centred Care For People With Multiple Disabilities

Greater choices and control for people with disabilities is a key to delivering client-centred care and in the lead up to the 7th Annual National Disability Summit 2016, we had the chance to speak with Renée Heaton and DUO’s Cheryl Pollard (CEO) and Cathy Clifford (Support Worker) on the importance of the relationship between carers and consumers in service delivery and support. Continue reading

Brain injury: Sharing the benefits of consumer representation
Acute Healthcare / Health & Healthcare / Other

Brain injury: Sharing the benefits of consumer representation

Don’t tell this to the 700,000 Australians living with brain injury, but brain injury is sometimes referred to as an invisible injury.  Although it’s needs are not as obvious as a broken arm or cut, Brain Injury Australia’s Nick Rushworth joins us to discuss the “overwhelming need for accurate and user-friendly information” about the services … Continue reading