Education

Workplace Health and Safety in the Education Industry

The education industry is considered our forth largest and crucial to the capacity of the rest of our workforce. The education industry is made up of primary and secondary teachers, university lecturers, education aides, vocation trainers, school principals, school commercial cleaners, sport coaches and instructors.  It provides jobs for about 828,000 workers or 8% of Australia’s total workforce.

Some of the most common issues in this industry includes:

  • Muscular stress
  • Falls
  • Trips and spill
  • Bullying
  • Computer based strain

 

Source: www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au

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