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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) in early childhood education and care services

About the virus, its effects and how to prevent CMV in the child care industry.

Diseases from animals

Animal diseases include Hendra virus, influenza, Q fever, Australian bat lyssavirus and handling bats, Leptospirosis, Hydatid disease , Psittacosis and Toxoplasmosis.

Ebolavirus disease (EVD)

The risk of Ebolavirus disease (EVD) in Australia is low, however healthcare agencies are currently developing EVD preparedness plans to ensure that any potential cases can be managed safely. For more information on EVD, visit the Federal Department of Health.

Immunisation in early childhood education and care services

Managing the risks of diseases in the child care industry through immunisation or vaccination

Influenza

Resources to help prevent the spread of flu at work.

Mosquito borne diseases

Resources to help prevent the spread of mosquito borne diseases at work.

Zika is a mosquito borne virus that is closely related to dengue fever. Find out more about Zika virus.

Skin penetrating injuries

Health and safety information for skin penetrating injuries, sharps and needlestick injuries.

Last updated
04 April 2017

Register now for Safe Work Month 2017 events

Register to attend Safe Work Month breakfast forums being held this October and hear from Mental Health Ambassador, Libby Trickett, keynote speaker and futurist, Charles Brass and ACT Australia, presenting an interactive case study and workshop.

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Register now for Safe Work Month 2017 events

There's nothing like getting back for getting better

Workers who get back to safe work as soon as possible recover more quickly than those who wait until they are fully recovered.

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There's nothing like getting back for getting better