SafeWork SA promote and encourage safe, fair and productive working lives in South Australia, so it’s understandable that they strive to create this environment within their own workplace. The formation of Wellbeing Group to support the creation of their health and wellbeing program was a positive starting point, generating a program from a collaboration of ideas and planning to now include healthy choice intranet resources, a calendar of regular health activities and other onsite facilities that encourage healthy choices.
In January 2017, Maxima formalised a Healthy Lifestyles program by forming a Healthy Lifestyle Committee. Three key drivers provided the impetus to create a coordinated program; office centralisation and relocation, a Human Resource work experience student and access to BUPA (a corporate affiliate) health funds. This case study guides us through the steps taken and achievements to date.
BAE Systems is a defence and security company. For this national company with headquarters in South Australia, up to 3500 workers and 18 sites, a coordinated health and wellbeing approach was timely. In 2016, the company recognised that a focus on a coordinated health approach was required to equably improve health and wellbeing of staff, increase staff awareness of opportunities and increase workplace participation. Learn about the challenges and benefits of their approach and their outcomes to date.
Hear Z Energy's Health and Safety Manager, Julian Hughes, discuss why the energy company invests in workplace wellbeing.
This webinar series is brought to you by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland and OBE Organic. There are eight webinars in the series, which is based on the 'Serious about farm safety guide' to assist you to develop a simple safety management system.
An active occupational health and safety committee focuses on good health as an outcome rather than just a means of minimising harm. Activities are implemented to highlight safety, health and wellbeing by using a proactive and holistic health conscious approach.
ISHS's workplace health and wellbeing efforts commenced in 2013 with the introduction of a wellness committee and continued to develop multiple initiatives within the school community. Accolades include silver recognition through the QLD Government Happier. Healthier. Workplaces' recognition scheme, Winner 2014 Secondary Canteen of the year, 2 x Winner Queensland Healthy Options Canteen Award.