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Changes including establishing a Personal Injury Commissioner are needed to help the hundreds of thousands of injured New Zealanders whose claims are declined each year by ACC, important new research has found The Law Foundation-backed research also calls for change to the way ACC determines injury causation. Continue →
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A new study has recommended helmets should always be worn by children, not only when riding horses but also when around horses, in a bid to reduce the risk of head injuries The research conducted by The University of Queensland’s Centre for Children’s Burns and Trauma Research Group is one of few recent comprehensive studies of paediatric horse-related trauma in Australia. Continue →
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If so, you could be suffering from Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome (HHS) HHS is an insidious disease that can be easily confused with other disorders, such as hand-arm vibration syndrome or Raynaud’s disease, which are also characterized by blanched fingers.  Continue →
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ACC is asking businesses to share their thoughts and ideas about incentives that encourage safer workplaces, as well as changes to ACC levies, as part of a consultation process running from 21 September to 19 October 2016. Continue →
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Accidents and emergencies can occur at any time and a quick response may mean the difference between life and death – as Bob McGuiness’ workmates found out first hand. Continue →