A newsagent has injured his left arm delivering heavy Sunday Telegraph newspapers. With time off work, physiotherapy and other expenses associated with this workplace injury, the cost will be considerable. With the Sunday Telegraph and other newspapers often weighing more than that recommended in the ANF commissioned Nery report of 2006, there is a question […]
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August 29th, 2011 · 30 Comments
April 24th, 2010 · 8 Comments
Three and a half years after the Nery report into the OH&S issues surrounding newspaper delivery was handed to News Limited by the ANF, News has written to newsagents rebutting key findings in the report. As I blogged on November 20, 2006, the Nery report, commissioned by the ANF, found unsafe work practices which stem […]
September 27th, 2007 · No Comments
Sally Jackson, writing in The Australian today, reports that one issue newsagents are seeking to discuss with West Australian Newspapers, under a recently ACCC granted collective bargaining arrangement, is overweight newspapers. Jackson neglects to report that this issue of unsafe newspapers was first raised in a study conducted in South Australia by respected ergonomist David […]