Individuals engaged in this industry normally provide education and training from preschool through to university level education, and adult and community classes and programs. They might be employed by public or privately-owned schools, colleges, technical colleges, training centres and universities.
Top causes of injury
The most common causes of injury include:
- manual handling and repetitive movement eg typing, lifting or moving objects
- stress eg from work demands, harassment, bullying
- slips, trips and falls
- injuries caused by aggressive and unpredictable people, including students.
Common hazards and risks within the education and training industry, including:
- lifting heavy objects
- alcohol and other drugs
- psychological stress
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