mlcoa is proud to become a Health Benefits of Good Work (HBGW) signatory organisation. At mlcoa our independent medical specialist opinions impact people’s lives and as such, we fully acknowledge our responsibility to that individual and the community in which we operate.
The Impact of Drugs & Alcohol on Society and the Workplace
mlcoa SA recently presented on 'The Impact of Drugs & Alcohol on Society and the Workplace'. On Wednesday, 25th October Dr James Hundertmark, Psychiatrist noted that Alcohol is the most commonly used drug in Australia followed by Cannabis and Methamphetamine.
Participate + Prevent + Support = Good Health, Good Business mlcoa is excited to announce it will be attending the 2014 Comcare National Conference from 9th to 11th September at the Melbourne Convention Centre.
This year’s theme is Participate + Prevent + Support = Good Health, Good Business which will explore how workplaces are becoming more and more centre stage when it comes to influencing, educating and supporting health and wellbeing of employees.
Hernias: Causes, Treatment and Return to Work Impacts
An in-depth presentation on hernias was delivered by general surgeon Dr Ted Heffernan at the recent mlcoa educational event held in Melbourne on 23rd July.
In this session, focus was placed on how hernias are diagnosed, treated and the prognosis for recovery and return to work following operative treatment.
The session was tailored to assist claims operators with useful information relating to hernias as the causative factors can be difficult to identify and separate in some circumstances.