The hidden victims of our road toll

We all read about the terrible road tolls that affect our modern life.

Every day the same stark reality of yet another death on the roads tempts us to look away, forcing advertising agencies to use increasingly violent images to get our attention.

But today with modern technologies and advances in trauma medicine, more people now survive car accidents. The cost of surviving can be devastating to the survivor and their family in both personal and financial ways.

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Understanding Needlestick Injuries and blood-borne diseases insurance

Unusualrisks.com.au is the speciality insurance division of Sapience Financial helping our professional clients who have hard to insure occupations or health issues.  We have the deep understanding and expertise to help you get what you need.

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Having an accident at work is something we all want to avoid.

Nobody plans to have a workplace accident, but the difficult truth is, even when we minimise the risks, some workplaces are just plain dangerous and unpredictable.

Each year medical professionals working in hospitals, clinics or at accident scenes are routinely exposed to dangerous life-changing risks.

These intense and often high pressure environments can change in the blink of an eye. The risk of accidental exposure to Hepatitis B or Hepatitis C or even the HIV virus through a needlestick or sharps injury, is a constant danger.

Each year in Australia over 18,000 needlestick or sharps injuries are recorded with 1 in every 9 nurses reporting ‘they’ve suffered a needlestick or sharps injury within the last 12 months’.

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Your emergency savings fund is the cash you've set aside in case of—you guessed it—an emergency

Some people call it a rainy day fund, others call it a sleep-better-at-night-account, regardless of what you name it we all need to be saving towards it.

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Professional people with chronic health conditions need their own life insurance adviser

Many people in professional business use life insurance products but ...

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Medical Professionals Health & Income ProtectionCaring for the caring professionals

Our medical professionals and emergency workers are on the front line protecting our community but face increased risks just for doing their job.

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