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Work health and safety

Road freight transport industry

WorkSafe Road freight transport industry, business survey

The primary objective of the research was to obtain baseline data in the road freight transport industry on the knowledge of PCBUs’ obligations in regards to work health & safety (WHS), workers compensation (W/Comp) and injury management (IM).

Research was conducted using a web survey and it […]

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Beef cattle

WorkCover Sheep and beef cattle industry, business survey

The primary objective of the research was to obtain baseline data in the sheep and beef cattle industry on the knowledge of persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs’) obligations in regards to work health & safety (WHS), workers compensation (W/Comp) and injury management (IM).

Research was […]

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Wooden structural components

Wooden structural components manufacturing industry

The primary objective of the research was to obtain baseline data on the knowledge in the wooden structural components manufacturing industry, of persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU’s) obligations in regards to work health & safety (WHS), workers compensation (W/Comp) and injury management (IM).

Research […]

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Workplace safety

WorkSafe Health & safety representative survey

The primary objectives of the survey were to explore:

why and to what extent workplaces had adopted HSRs.
current work health and safety consultation practices.
the level of understanding of the HSR role and the impact of HSR training.
additional ways WorkCover could support businesses to improve WHS […]

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WorkSafe Stakeholders

WorkCover Stakeholder survey

WorkCover commissioned Australian Survey Research (ASR) to conduct a survey of a range of stakeholders’ recent interactions with WorkCover. Target survey respondents were people who had interacted with WorkCover across 14 different types of interactions during the period May 2012 to March 2013.The survey was conducted in […]

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Return to work

WorkCover Return to work program, stakeholder feedback research

Australian Survey Research Group (ASR) was commissioned by WorkCover NSW to conduct research among stakeholders that were involved in the return to work pilot program in September 2012.

The participants in the research comprised:

WorkCover inspectors involved in the pilot.
WHSD managers.
WCID managers.
Small medium and large […]

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Worksafe inspectors

WorkCover High consequence, low frequency incidents business survey

WorkCover commissioned Australian Survey Research (ASR) to obtain feedback from various persons conducting a business or undertakings (PCBUs) that underwent the high consequence, low frequency (HCLF) verification process. Feedback about the HCLF program was also obtained from WorkCover Inspectors involved in the program.

The program targeted various businesses […]

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Work Cover NSW

WorkCover NSW

ASR was engaged to conduct stakeholder research among employers and health & safety representatives on their recent dealings with WorkCover NSW, as well as issues in meeting compliance. The project also included program evaluation of several WorkCover NSW initiatives. Project initiation commenced in February 2013 and final report […]

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Victorian Auditor-General’s Office (VAGO)

Victorian Auditor-General’s Office (VAGO)

ASR has conducted a number of surveys for VAGO and these generate data for use in their performance audits. Recent studies include:

Victorian state government schools (K-12) – how DEECD supports schools to manage student risks. (2010).
Victorian state government schools (K-12) – how […]

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