Rebecca Mitchell

Associate Professor, PhD, MOHS, MA (Psych), BA (Psych)

  • 1505 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
1995 …2023
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1997

Minimizing the personal cost of involvement in research into traumatic death

Driscoll, T. R., Hull, B. P., Mandryk, J. A., Mitchell, R. J. & Howland, A. S., Feb 1997, In : Safety Science. 25, 1-3, p. 45-53 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

death
Costs and Cost Analysis
costs
Research
Costs
1998

Traumatic work-related fatalities involving mining in Australia

Mitchell, R. J., Driscoll, T. R. & Harrison, J. E., Jul 1998, In : Safety Science. 29, 2, p. 107-123 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Wounds and Injuries
Coal
Miners
Mineral industry
Maintenance
2000

Development of PPIs to monitor OHS performance in the Australian construction industry

Mitchell, R., 2000, In : Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand. 16, 4, p. 325-331 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Construction Industry
construction industry
Construction industry
performance
Industry

Evaluation of an 8 hour versus a 12 hour shift roster on employees at a power station

J. Mitchell, R. & Williamson, A. M., 4 Jan 2000, In : Applied Ergonomics. 31, 1, p. 83-93 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

employee
Personnel
mood
Health
evaluation

Measuring OHS performance and developing performance indicators

Mitchell, R., 2000, In : Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand. 16, 4, p. 319-323 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Industry
Safety
Health
2001

Agricultural work-related fatalities in Australia, 1989-1992

Franklin, R. C., Mitchell, R. J., Driscoll, T. R. & Fragar, L. J., Nov 2001, Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 7, 4, p. 213-227 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticleResearch

Farms
farms
agricultural industry
tractors
Industry

Farm-related fatalities involving children in Australia, 1989-92

Mitchell, R. J., Franklin, R. C., Driscoll, T. R. & Fragar, L. J., 2001, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 25, 4, p. 307-314 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Farms
Safety
Wounds and Injuries
Agriculture
Accidents

Fatal injuries in forestry and logging work in Australia, 1989 to 1992

Mitchell, R., Driscoll, T., Healey, S., Mandryk, J., Hendrie, L. & Hull, B., 2001, In : Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand. 17, 6, p. 567-577 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Forestry
forestry
Industry
Wounds and Injuries
industry

Identifying work-related injury and disease in routinely collected NSW hospitalisation data

Muscatello, D. & Mitchell, R., 2001, In : New South Wales Public Health Bulletin. 12, 7, p. 195-198 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Occupational Injuries
Workers' Compensation
Occupational Diseases
Hospitalization
Occupational Health

National OHS Improvement Framework: Report 2000

Mitchell, R., 2001, In : Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand. 17, 5, p. 503-507 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Occupational Health
Health
Clergy
minister
workplace

Non-work-related farm fatalities in Australia, 1989-1992

Franklin, R. C., Mitchell, R. J., Driscoll, T. R. & Fragar, L. J., Nov 2001, Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 7, 4, p. 229-239 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticleResearch

Farms
farms
death
agricultural machinery and equipment
automobiles

Work-related fatal injuries in the fishing industry in Australia, 1989 to 1992

Mitchell, R., Driscoll, T., Healey, S., Hull, B., Mandryk, J. & Hendrie, I., 2001, In : Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand. 17, 4, p. 375-386 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Industry
industry
Wounds and Injuries
worker
Accidental Falls

Work-related fatalities in Australia, 1989 to 1992: An overview

Driscoll, T., Mitchell, R., Mandryk, J., Healey, S., Hendrie, L. & Hull, B., 2001, In : Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand. 17, 1, p. 45-66 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Information systems
death
Industry
human being
Sex Work
2002

Child deaths and injuries in driveways

Mitchell, R., 2002, In : New South Wales Public Health Bulletin. 13, 4, p. 82 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Farm-related fatal injury of young and older adults in Australia, 1989-1992

Mitchell, R. J., Franklin, R. C., Driscoll, T. R. & Fragar, L. J., Aug 2002, In : The Australian journal of rural health. 10, 4, p. 209-219 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Young Adult
Wounds and Injuries
Firearms
Motor Vehicles
Agriculture

Fatal work injuries in New South Wales

Driscoll, T. & Mitchell, R., 2002, In : New South Wales Public Health Bulletin. 13, 5, p. 95-99 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

New South Wales fall injury indicators -- 15 year projections

Mitchell, R. & Moller, J., 2002, In : New South Wales Public Health Bulletin. 13, 1-2, p. 7 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

NSW Water Safety Taskforce

Mitchell, R., 2002, In : New South Wales Public Health Bulletin. 13, 4, p. 80-81 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Safe communities

Mitchell, R., 2002, In : New South Wales Public Health Bulletin. 13, 4, p. 75-76 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Trends in work-related fatalities in Australia, 1982 to 1992

Driscoll, T., Mitchell, R., Mandryk, J., Healey, S., Hendrie, L. & Hull, B., 2002, In : Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand. 18, 1, p. 21-33 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

death
trend
Industry
Workplace
workplace
2003

Are the self-employed at higher risk of fatal work-related injury?

Driscoll, T. R., Healey, S., Mitchell, R. J., Mandryk, J. A., Hendrie, A. L. & Hull, B. P., Jul 2003, In : Safety Science. 41, 6, p. 503-515 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Occupations
self-employed person
occupation
Industry
Wounds and Injuries

Coverage of work related fatalities in Australia by compensation and occupational health and safety agencies

Driscoll, T., Mitchell, R., Mandryk, J., Healey, S., Hendrie, L. & Hull, B., 1 Mar 2003, In : Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 60, 3, p. 195-200 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Occupational Health
health and safety
compensation system
Coroners and Medical Examiners
Commonwealth of Nations

Unintentional fatal injuries arising from unpaid work at home

Driscoll, T. R., Mitchell, R. J., Hendrie, A. L., Healey, S. H., Mandryk, J. A. & Hull, B. P., Mar 2003, In : Injury Prevention. 9, 1, p. 15-19 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Wounds and Injuries
Gardening
Maintenance
Coroners and Medical Examiners
Electricity

Work-related fatalities involving construction activities in Australia, 1982 to 1984 and 1989 to 1992

Mitchell, R., Driscoll, T., Healey, S., Mandryk, J., Hendrie, L. & Hull, B., Aug 2003, In : Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand. 19, 4, p. 347-358 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Construction Industry
construction industry
Construction industry
incident
Occupational Health
2004

An evaluation of the SafeWaters water safety campaign in New South Wales, Australia

Mitchell, R. & Haddrill, K., 2004, In : Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 15, 1, p. 32-37 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

South Australia
New South Wales
Safety
Water
Holidays

From the bush to the beach: Water safety in rural and remote New South Wales

Mitchell, R. & Haddrill, K., Dec 2004, In : Australian Journal of Rural Health. 12, 6, p. 246-250 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

New South Wales
Safety
Water
Communications Media
Lakes

Working in partnership with the Chinese community in NSW to develop appropriate strategies to target water safety

Mitchell, R. & Haddrill, K., 2004, In : Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 15, 1, p. 38-43 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Safety
Water
Focus Groups
Interviews
Airports

Work-related road fatalities in Australia

Mitchell, R., Driscoll, T. & Healey, S., Sep 2004, In : Accident Analysis and Prevention. 36, 5, p. 851-860 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

road
worker
death
incident
commuter
2005

Self-reported work-related injury and illness in NSW

Mitchell, R. & Boufous, S., 2005, In : Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand. 21, 3, p. 229-236 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

illness
Wounds and Injuries
Public health
Muscle
Health
2006

A description of interpersonal violence-related hospitalisations in New South Wales

Hayen, A. & Mitchell, R., Jan 2006, In : New South Wales public health bulletin.. 17, 1-2, p. 8-12 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Backyard swimming pool safety inspections: A comparison of management approaches and compliance levels in three local government areas in NSW

van Weerdenburg, K., Mitchell, R. & Wallner, F., Apr 2006, In : Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 17, 1, p. 37-42 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Swimming Pools
Local Government
New South Wales
Safety
Compliance

Not all risk is bad, playgrounds as a learning environment for children

Mitchell, R., Cavanagh, M. & Eager, D., Jun 2006, In : International journal of injury control and safety promotion. 13, 2, p. 122-124 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Sport- or leisure-related injury hospital admissions: do we need to get more out of being struck?

Mitchell, R. & Hayen, A., Dec 2006, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 9, 6, p. 498-505 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Leisure Activities
Sports
Wounds and Injuries
Hospitalization
New South Wales
2007

Falls from playground equipment: Will the new Australian playground safety standard make a difference and how will we tell?

Mitchell, R., Sherker, S., Cavanagh, M. & Eager, D., Aug 2007, In : Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 18, 2, p. 98-104 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hospitalization
Safety
Equipment and Supplies
New South Wales
Craniocerebral Trauma

WHO safe communities--should we expand the definition of a 'community'?

Mitchell, R. & Haddrill, K., Mar 2007, In : International journal of injury control and safety promotion. 14, 1, p. 60-63 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2008

Examining the burden of work-related hospitalized injuries: Definitional issues

Mitchell, R. & Williamson, A., Apr 2008, In : Injury Prevention. 14, 2, p. 101-105 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Wounds and Injuries
International Classification of Diseases
Patient Selection
Hospitalization
Musculoskeletal System

Implementing the national priorities for injury surveillance

Mitchell, R. J., McClure, R. J., Williamson, A. M. & McKenzie, K., 7 Apr 2008, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 188, 7, p. 405-408 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Wounds and Injuries
Professional Competence
Health Priorities
Information Systems
Cause of Death

Refining estimates of hospitalised work-related injuries in NSW, 2000/01 to 2004/05

Mitchell, R., McClure, R. & Driscoll, T., Feb 2008, In : Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand. 24, 1, p. 33-42 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Epidemiology
Refining
Wounds and Injuries
hospitalization
Hospitalization
2009

Examination of triage nurse text narratives to identify sports injury cases in emergency department presentations

Mitchell, R., Finch, C., Boufous, S. & Browne, G., Sep 2009, In : International journal of injury control and safety promotion. 16, 3, p. 153-157 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Athletic Injuries
Triage
Sports
Hospital Emergency Service
nurse

Hospitalised eye injuries in New South Wales, Australia

Long, J. & Mitchell, R., 2009, In : The Open Epidemiology. 2, p. 1-7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Eye Injuries
South Australia
New South Wales
Wounds and Injuries
Hospitalization

Patterns of physical violence in youth: The experience of 16 to 25 year olds

Voukelatos, A. & Mitchell, R., Apr 2009, In : Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 20, 1, p. 26-30 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Violence
New South Wales
Police
Public Health
Public Policy

Promoting a team ball game (lifeball) to older people: Who does this game attract and who continues?

Green, S., Campbell, E., Barnett, L., Mitchell, R., Radvan, D. & Van Beurden, E., Aug 2009, In : Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 20, 2, p. 120-126 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Health Status
Health
Quality of Life
Telephone
History

Rational allocation of Australia's research dollars: Does the distribution of NHMRC funding by National Health Priority Area reflect actual disease burden?

Mitchell, R. J., McClure, R. J., Olivier, J. & Watson, W. L., 21 Dec 2009, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 191, 11-12, p. 648-652 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Health Priorities
Biomedical Research
Organized Financing
Health
Research

The development of an evaluation framework for injury surveillance systems

Mitchell, R. J., Williamson, A. M. & O'Connor, R., 2009, In : BMC Public Health. 9, p. 1-14 14 p., 260.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Wounds and Injuries
Guidelines
Delphi Technique
Research

The reliability of information on work-related injuries available from hospitalisation data in Australia

McKenzie, K., Mitchell, R., Scott, D. A., Harrison, J. E. & McClure, R. J., Aug 2009, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 33, 4, p. 332-338 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hospitalization
Wounds and Injuries
Occupational Injuries
Information Storage and Retrieval
International Classification of Diseases

The use of mapping to identify priority areas for the prevention of home injuries

Chong, S. & Mitchell, R., Mar 2009, In : International journal of injury control and safety promotion. 16, 1, p. 35-40 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Wounds and Injuries
Satellite imagery
strike
New South Wales
surveillance

Trends and future projections of child injury in New South Wales: A tool for advocacy?

Mitchell, R., Schmertmann, M. & Sherker, S., Dec 2009, In : Journal of paediatrics and child health. 45, 12, p. 754-761 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

New South Wales
Wounds and Injuries
Hospitalization
Swimming Pools
Equipment and Supplies
2010

Age differences in fall-related injury hospitalisations and trauma presentations

Mitchell, R., Curtis, K., Watson, W. L. & Nau, T., Sep 2010, In : Australasian Journal on Ageing. 29, 3, p. 117-125 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

New South Wales
Hospitalization
Wounds and Injuries
Morbidity
Injury Severity Score

Comparison of injury-related hospitalised morbidity and mortality in urban and rural areas in Australia

Mitchell, R. J. & Chong, S., Jan 2010, In : Rural and remote health. 10, 1, p. 1326 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

morbidity
urban area
rural area
mortality
resident

Counting organised sport injury cases: Evidence of incomplete capture from routine hospital collections

Mitchell, R., Finch, C. & Boufous, S., May 2010, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 13, 3, p. 304-308 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Athletic Injuries
Sports
Wounds and Injuries
Population
Therapeutics