Dr Robert Holmes says it's time to destigmatise mental health issues in the workplace so that employees can feel safe enough to say "I'm not coping"
While the connections between business success and a safe work culture are known, why does HR often struggle to put this into practice?
Australian workplaces have experienced an overall reduction in workplace fatalities, yet according to new report there were still 169 fatalities at work in 2010-11.
Mark Cassidy outlines how the simple adaptation of risk theory to occupational health can deliver significant improvements in productivity and a reduction in workplace accidents.
How can employers create a culture of trust where employees can come forward and speak up about issues that are concerning them? Stuart King provides his tips.
The same prominent workplace lawyer who last week slammed the ‘failure’ of Australia’s legislation around bullying in the workplace, has produced a list of myths around the same subject.
Despite growing awareness that mental illness is widespread throughout the entire community, Australia’s top companies are failing to recognise and manage mental health risk in the workplace.
Most Australian employees have displayed at least one type of ‘counter-productive workplace behaviour’, according to new organisational psychology research.
It is possible to lawfully dismiss an employee who has been absent for a long period. However, careful considerations need to be made
There are a number of options that may be available to an employer to require an employee to attend a medical examination
What happens if an employer makes a drafting mistake on an employee's contract, like adding an extra zero to their salary?