- Fighting fit at work
Australians are spending more time at work, which often results in limited physical activity, higher stress levels and poorer eating habits. Teresa Russell looks at two organisations that have taken steps to reverse these effects throughout their workplaces, with impressive results
- Reducing stress at work
Stress on the job creates high costs for business and reduces morale, productivity and earnings. Teresa Russell talks to two organisations that have taken a holistic approach to lowering and preventing job stress
- Better management of injured workers needed
Employers need to manage injured workers better if they want to reduce workers’ compensation costs under the current state regimes, according to risk advisory firm Marsh
- Corporate medical examinations: what is the focus?
The human being was designed more than 100,000 years ago and lived in a nature park better than heritage listing. Now, the human being lives in an environment that has been chiefly man-made or extensively human-influenced. Currently, modern man is constantly adapting a Stone Age design to the new situation
- Benefits derived from a corporate medical assessment
So, you feel really well? Full of zest and enthusiasm? Or, are you pessimistic about your wellbeing – with each little body discomfort posing a threat to your longevity?
- Getting off the affluenza treadmill
While industrial relations changes have increased stress levels for Australia’s casual employees, many of Australia’s most highly skilled and sought-after workers also feel trapped in unhealthy conditions, according to one of the country’s leading workplace health experts