Date PostedJune 8, 2018

Physical and Mental Injury Concerns in Transport

A new report has found that physical injuries around road transport vehicles and mental impacts of driving trains are coming at a heavy cost to the workforce and industry.

The study funded by Linfox and conducted by Monash University found that transport workers are 5 times more likely to be injured at work than any other Australian worker.

The study found that rail drivers were 30 times more likely to develop a mental health condition than any other worker.

The transport and logistics industry has the second highest number of workplace fatalities consistently across Australia, which makes this study so important.

Read more at https://www.fullyloaded.com.au/industry-news/1805/physical-and-mental-injury-blights-transport-study-flags

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