Ways to deal with stress at work

Ways to deal with stress at work

The National Health and Safety Commission (NOHSC) has identified stress as the most prominent psychological hazard in the workplace, affecting both the mental and physical well-being of people. Organisational Stress Management focuses on improving work conditions or climate. This model involves the identification of stressful…

How to be bulletproof and superhuman – Taking care of your best asset!

How to be bulletproof and superhuman – Taking care of your best asset!

“Without health, injuries are endless, performance is hampered and progression sounds like a distant fantasy.”  Taking care of your health was his overriding message and in particular concentrating on movement. In order to succeed we need to move well, just relying on swimming, running and…

Healthy workers, healthy results

Did you know that healthy workers are more motivated, report higher rates of job satisfaction and have fewer sick days? Or that by valuing the health of your workers you can improve your organisation’s corporate image, reduce staff turnover and increase employee engagement? Get Healthy…

Take control of your contractors

The process of managing contractors can be demanding on any business that engages contractor workers regularly. Australian workplace health and safety legislation requires consultation with all workers in the workplace and this includes contractors. As a part of your compliance, responsibilities your business will need…

How to future-proof an ageing workforce against sprain and strain injuries

Did you know that approximately 80% of people will experience lower back pain at some stage in their lives? It seems abnormally high, but according to Terry Wong, General Manager, Move 4 Life, this figure is based on many studies performed throughout the western world.…

Laugh on International Day of Happiness - it's good for you!

Via Grogwatch For most people, keeping healthy usually means a balanced diet and exercise routine. But did you know happiness is crucial to keeping your health in check? It’s how we behave and the attitudes we learn and hold that define us. But it is…

Safety is not just the driver's job

First published in the ‘Safety First’, Forkliftaction.com News #657 In the last few years, British companies have made great strides towards improving forklift safety. Accident figures have tumbled, and working with – or near – forklifts in the UK is far less dangerous than it…