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Protecting workers from the dangers of sleep deprivation

09 August, 2017

Almost 40% of Australians experience inadequate sleep, according to a new Sleep Health Foundation report.

Workplace Mental Health Institute Australian Workplace Mental Health Masterclass for Leaders one-day course

03 August, 2017

The Australian Workplace Mental Health Masterclass for Leaders is a one-day course that provides an intensive overview of workplace mental health, the skills and tools to identify and deal with mental health issues in the workplace, and an understanding of its potential impact.

Fatigue study on police officers

04 July, 2017

Male afternoon shiftworkers are twice as likely to feel tired, which could put them at greater risk for accidents, errors and stress, according to the results of a US-based study.

The link between common health problems and workplace injury

26 June, 2017

Researchers at the University of Southampton have been analysing the risk of workplace injury arising from common health conditions treated by taking prescribed medication.

Police officer suicide: it's not just about workplace stress, but culture too

09 May, 2017

The inquest into the tragic death of former New South Wales police detective Ashley Bryant highlights the issue of suicide among police officers.

Workplaces need to catch up with expectations regarding anti-bullying

08 May, 2017

Following on from the recent bullying complaint levelled against the Australian Olympic Commission (AOC), a Deakin organisational psychologist has warned of the evolving expectation for employers to provide a "psychologically healthy workplace" for their employees.

FIFO miner mental health examined in new study

05 May, 2017

Research from Central Queensland University (CQU) will compare levels of depression and loneliness among Australian miners.

WorkHealth program tackles mental health

19 April, 2017

Employers will be empowered to make mental health a priority in the workplace with the introduction of a new WorkHealth program.

Gender pay gap improved by gender balance in leadership

19 April, 2017

Female managers earn 26.5% less than their male counterparts per year, according to research by Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) and the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA).

One thousand injury-free days at Gates Australia

06 April, 2017

Gates Australia has reached 1000 days without any of its staff sustaining a 'lost time' injury at work.

Why my attitude towards safety shifted

29 March, 2017 by Paul Carson – PBF Injury Prevention Workplace Presenter

Two seconds is all it took for one man's life to change forever. Paul Carson shares his personal story to potentially prevent someone else suffering the same fate.

Effectively managing bullying in the workplace

14 March, 2017 by Janine Nicholson and Sarah O'Leary

Bullying in the workplace is a widespread problem, and it is important for organisations to understand the risks and how they can be managed.

Five actionable steps to support your safety leaders

06 March, 2017 by Andrew Russell, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Actrua

This article contains five practical and actionable steps you can take to support your safety leaders in the VUCA context.

New campaign aims to make NSW the safest state

01 March, 2017

With 30,902 major workplace injuries and illnesses and 60 fatalities in NSW during 2015–16, a new SafeWork campaign is aiming to make workplaces safer.

Safety improvements for frontline healthcare staff

27 February, 2017

The Victorian Government continues to invest in additional safety measures to reduce and prevent violence in hospitals and mental health services for the benefit of frontline workers and patients alike.

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