Understanding Wellbeing in the Residential Construction Industry (2022)

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.

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Seasonal Safe Plan

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.

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Factors that may threaten or protect the wellbeing of staff working in paediatric intensive care environments (2023)

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.

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WHS Radar 2023

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.

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