Obesity is becoming more and more serious in Australia. A study conducted in Sydney, Australia, revealed that more than two-thirds of Australians living in rural area are having obesity problem. The statistics also shows that there are about 3.2 million of Australia’s 21 million people are obese.
Obesity can seriously affect our health and it is a main cause of many diseases. Besides creating health problem, now the extremely obese corpses are also creating a safety hazard at mortuaries. These obese corpses are difficult to move and dangerously heavy for standard-size trolleys and lifting hoists. The bodies presented “major logistical problems” and “significant occupational health and safety issues. The large bodies required larger storage and dissection rooms. Of course, they also request for larger crematorium furnaces and graveyards