Men and boys account for the majority of accidental death and injury in Australia.
Men are more likely than women to be injured at work and make a serious claim for compensation according to Safe Work Australia.
In 2016-2017, male employees made nearly two-thirds (64%) of serious claims for compensation. This reflects the fact that men spend more time at work than women and are more likely to work in riskier occupations and industries.Read more
A review into Australia’s Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) laws has called for the introduction of Industrial Manslaughter laws. As 93% of people who die at work are male, such a move would primarily focus on protecting the health and safety of men at work.Read more
Every two days in Australia, a man will go to work and never come home. That’s the stark reality behind the most recent Government statistics.Read more
Glen Poole, CEO of the Australian Men’s Health Forum, talks to Kevin Jones, editor of the Safety At Work Blog about the positive and negative impact that work can have on men’s health.
AMHF recently attended the ALP’s National Conference in Adelaide, to promote our new #Better4Men campaign which includes a focus on “Making Work Healthier For Men”.