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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 Bronwyn Reid Later this year, I will be presenting at the NSW Regional Safety Conference in Newcastle, and I’m very much looking forward to meeting with everyone there. Anyone who follows my writing will know that regional small business and safety are two recurring themes in my work, and they both come pretty high up in importance. Hence, having the chance to attend a whole conference that covers both these topics is a real privilege for...