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Workplace safety futures [online] : the impact of emerging technologies and platforms on work health and safety and workers' compensation over the next 20 years

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Internet only - free access
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Length:
48 p.
Publisher:
Canberra, A.C.T.: CSIRO
Year:
2018
Type:
Electronic resource
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Keywords:
Gig economy
Abstract:
This report considers the impact of six megatrends on work health and safety (WHS) and workers' compensation over the next 20 years:
  • Rising screen time, sedentary behaviour and chronic illness
  • The gig and entrepreneurtal economy
  • A ageing workforce
  • Rising issue of workplace stress and mental health issues
  • Blurring boundaries between work and home
  • The extending reach of automated systems and robotics
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