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The Bionic Man, Alan Newey, was the first person in Australia to be fitted with a mind-controlled bionic arm.  At 35 years old, Alan lost his right dominant arm to a conveyor belt accident and spent many years in recovery and rehabilitation.   Alan will be giving a real insight into his life-changing experience at the upcoming NSW Regional Safety Conference & Expo.  Seventeen years after his accident, Alan was the first person to trial the bionic arm through a Targeted Muscle Reinnervation (TMR) operation...

By Kashveera Chanderjith Disability, a conversation spoken about passionately amongst advocates of people with disabilities and with pride and sometimes anguish, amongst people living with disabilities. However, when it comes to Corporate Australia, this conversation somewhat quietens as this is yet to fully become part of the fabric of our employee conversations, customer interactions and safety considerations.  Around a third of Australian households include a person with a disability, and if almost 20% of all Australians have some...