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Reducing Workplace Hazards: Introducing an Effective Occupational Fall Risk Assessment Tool for Older Workers

A recent breakthrough has seen the development of a tool specifically designed to assess fall risk in older workers.

Falls among older people in Australia pose a significant public health concern. According to recent data, falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations among older adults in the country. As the ageing workforce continues to grow worldwide, ensuring the safety and well-being of older workers has become a growing priority. In Australia, the issue of falls among older employees has gained significant attention.