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Corporate Bodies International Healthy Bodies membership

01 August, 2016

The CBI Healthy Bodies Subscription is designed to help embed a culture of health and wellbeing across an organisation.

Increased support for napping at work

01 August, 2016

Welnis, an office fit-out company focused on bringing human wellbeing into the built environment, and SleepFit, a company of sleep specialists providing workplace programs on sleep, have collaborated on developing a solution for sleep and fatigue management in workplaces across Australia.

Transport company implements driver monitoring system to improve lone-worker safety

22 July, 2016

A major transport company recently approached FleetSeek to implement a monitoring solution that could improve safety for its drivers working alone at night, often in rural, distant locations.

Mental health support for Victorian farmers

19 July, 2016

Up to 30 additional mental health first-aid sessions and an expanded 'Look Over The Farm Gate' support program will be available for dairy farmers across Victoria.

Emergency planning for extreme events

29 June, 2016

If Sydney was hit with a magnitude 6.2 earthquake, would our emergency response systems hold up?

Is the air we breathe indoors more important than outside air quality?

21 June, 2016

Doing the 'samba' indoors for your health at work — but not in the way that you think.

Boosting Victoria's workplace anti-bullying agenda

15 June, 2016

Training sessions on bullying and its effects for young workers aged 16–24 will look at driving awareness and change, thanks to a dynamic new partnership.

Stress the focus of World Day for Safety and Health at Work

28 April, 2016

Set aside a moment or two today in recognition of World Day for Safety and Health at Work. This year the campaign will draw attention to current global trends on work-related stress and its impact.

Are high heels a health hazard?

21 April, 2016

Many people consider high-heeled shoes an essential part of a fashionable outfit, especially in the corporate workplace, but could this fashion choice have serious consequences on an individual's health?

FactCheck: do better pay rates for truck drivers improve safety?

14 April, 2016 by Michael Quinlan, UNSW Australia

This article tests against the evidence an assertion by Shadow Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Anthony Albanese that better driver pay results in improved safety. Is he correct?

WorkSafe NZ chief resigns

12 April, 2016

WorkSafe NZ will soon be on the hunt to fill its top job following the resignation of current chief executive Gordon MacDonald.

Campaign targeting farming death tolls

30 March, 2016

A new awareness campaign will target safety in agriculture since statistics show farmers are more likely to die at work than any other Victorian worker.

Have a siesta and save yourself later

14 March, 2016

Workers are being encouraged to consider the benefits of an afternoon 'siesta' to combat the dangers of fatigue after high-intensity work periods.

Work flexibility guide to boost gender diversity in mining

09 March, 2016

Launched to coincide with International Women's Day, mining employers now have access to a practical tool for greater flexible work arrangements with the intention of attracting more female workers.

If your workers aren't safe, then neither are you

22 February, 2016

Employers are being asked to consider the impact of serious workplace injuries on not only the victims but also themselves in a powerful new public awareness campaign.

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