This research from the Mental Health Foundation NZ looks at understanding the pressures workers face in the residential construction industry and what could help and hinder their wellbeing. It also captures a range of ways to managing these challenges and the best channels to reach builders and tradies.
This online planning tool helps workers stay comfortable and safe from the effects of the summer environment. These can include extreme weather, sun exposure, heat, bushfires or smoke. Plan for where, how, and when workers perform their duties and help them make quick decisions when faced with changes in weather conditions.
The Independent Review into Workplace Culture at EY Oceania (Australia and NZ) looked at workplace culture, work practices and psychological health and safety of more than 4,500 workers.
The results of this research identified perceived risks for wellbeing, including; a lack of preparation for the role, perceived worst shift, moral distress and isolation. Themes perceived as protective to wellbeing included; finding the work stimulating and meaningful, belonging to the team, and using humour. This study suggests risk factors often co-existed simultaneously with protective factors and not as a dichotomy.
The latest WHS Radar from the Centre for Work Health and Safety NSW reveal an increasing level of psychosocial harm in the workplace and an increase in flexible work is seeing benefits for worker mental health and increased feelings of isolation simultaneously.
A series of free online wellbeing modules called ‘Calmer Farmer’ for injured farmers and growers to understand and track their own wellbeing and risks of accidents on the job.
This new whitepaper from FlourishDX will help you understand what the new Psychological Health and Safety regulations in various Australian states mean for businesses and how to best comply with these updated requirements.
It’s fair to say hybrid working is here to stay. The genie is out of the bottle so to speak. This blockbuster with Dr Sara Pazell, Managing Director, ViVA Health at Work and John Rutherford, General Manager, Ergoworks explores how we can physically set up employees for success from an ergonomics perspective – where mobility and flexibility are now key.