Sur­vey to make ru­ral pro­fes­sion­als safer

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WORK­ERS in health, ed­u­ca­tion and polic­ing fields in ru­ral and re­mote ar­eas are urged to be part of a na­tional sur­vey and help re­duce work­place vi­o­lence.

Work­ing Safe in Ru­ral and Re­mote Australia was de­vel­oped fol­low­ing a na­tional round­table held in 2009 on work­place vi­o­lence, which iden­ti­fied there are com­mon risks faced by ru­ral pro­fes­sion­als in the health, ed­u­ca­tion and polic­ing sec­tors.

Re­sponses to the sur­vey will be used to help de­velop a na­tional frame­work to pro­mote safe work prac­tices to re­duce the risk of vi­o­lence.

It is avail­able un­til Fe­bru­ary www.work­ingsafesur­vey.com

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