In the latest WorkCover Annual Report the members of the WorkCover Board as listed as follows: Mr Robert Gozzi has been replaced by Mr Paul Arnold and Mr Kevin Harkins has been replaced by Mr Steve Walsh. The position of Insurance Advisor to the Board has also recently changed. Mr Peter Donaldson has recently been […]
The practice has been able to re-open for the afternoon. Patients booked for appointments from 2pm onwards can be seen as scheduled.
The practice will be closed this morning due to snow falls preventing staff coming into work. We will keep you posted to advise if the practice can open this afternoon.
The ABC today reported on the Auditor-General’s concerns about a growing culture of entitlement in the Tasmanian Public Service. Public service absenteeism costing Tasmania $70m a year, report finds Analysis of causes of absenteeism can identify potential solutions to this problem. Often employers respond by tightening up control of sick leave entitlements but my previous […]
Hobart Occupational Medicine can provide pre-employment screening and health surveillance for employees engaged in asbestos work. We can also provide post-exposure assessment and baseline testing, including counselling for workers concerned about inadvertent exposure to airborne asbestos material. See further information about Asbestos Medicals
I am pleased to announce that Hobart Occupational Medicine has developed a preferred provider arrangement with the Centre for Tasmanian Industry. We can apply a discount for Pre-employment Medicals, Fitness for Work Assessments, Workplace Assessments and Immunisation Programmes for CTI clients. Contact Dr Sharman for details. See the CTI Website http://www.centretasindustry.com
Here is a link to an interesting article that overviews this subject: sourceable.net/sit-vs-stand-is-a-sedentary-workplace-killing-us-part-1
With Dr Crowell joining the practice in February, we are now able to offer a wider range of services to employers. This includes comprehensive Pre-employment Medicals, in addition to Workplace Assessments and Fitness for Work Assessments. See the employer information for more details
Dr Sharman’s Career Dr Sharman has had a varied career in occupational medicine over the last 30 years. He has recently provided some details of that career and the attraction of the speciality of occupational medicine in a recent article on his blog. Have a read: Occupational Medicine – “Why do I do it”
Dr. Troy Crowell will be joining Hobart Occupational Medicine in February, 2015. In 2007 Troy commenced his medical degree at the University of Tasmania, graduating in 2011. He has worked at the Royal Hobart Hospital and as a radiology registrar before embarking on a career in occupational medicine. Dr Crowell provides treatment and care for […]