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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...

In the workplace it is important that any potential risks are identified, minimised and reduced to ensure the health and safety of all persons. SafeWork Australia are constantly delivering on new ways to help workplaces strive for this and have developed a manual task risk management program known by the acronym, PErforM (Participative Ergonomics for Manual Tasks) to do just this. The PErforM program has been developed to ensure that workplaces are taking those extra steps to...