Tim Fleming's scientific contributions

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In Australia, an average 49 building and construction workers have been killed at work each year since 1997-98. Building/construction workers are more than twice as likely to be killed at work, than the average worker in all Australian industries. The ‘Safer Construction’ project, funded by the CRC-Construction Innovation and led by a task force co...

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... Thus, improving productivity at work has been identified among development alternatives and achieving organizational goals [15] and it would be difficult to achieve these goals without considering properly, the effects of ergonomics in reducing MSDs [16] and lower the physical demands of workers in industries [17,18]. According to a study conducted by Abarqhouei and Nasab (2011) [19] that compared the use of integrated ergonomics model and work conditions before the ergonomic model, the study showed improved productivity, better job quality and reduced MSDs after the ergonomic model was adopted. ...
... The key role of client/owner regarding OHS in planning stage of project revolves around review and clarification of project brief and potential identification of hazards and risks, and their consequent repercussions via efficient risk management practices [37]. This process of risk assessment must include possible OHS risks and should be accomplished with strong collaboration of efficient and appropriate stakeholders [21,36,[38][39][40]. The owner should identify the general safety issues in the project whether the project falls in any category of construction say as roads, buildings, facilities, recreational places etc. ...