Occupational health & safety

  • Resources sector a salary yardstick by HCA

    For the first time in six years, the salary gap between the mining and resource sectors and other industry sectors has lessened according to new survey results.

  • Focus on mental health in the workplace by

    Stress management consultant Bridget Dougherty says there is growing evidence poor mental health incurs significant costs to both organisations and society - so what should employers be doing to improve the situation?

  • Make telework work by Human Capital

    Ninety per cent of work-from-home offices are set up badly, resulting in possible risks to employee health and increases in workers’ comp claims. Kate Aubusson explores how organisations can protect their work-from-home employees and their bottom line

  • The return to work process: Much needed research on the way by

    New research is being conducted into the skills and behaviours needed by supervisors to help workers return to work after injury or illness.

  • Complacency will lead to hot water by

    The rollout of the new WHS legislation will become law as of 1 January 2012, and any workplace incident after this time will be subject to the new laws and harsher penalties.

  • HR is ready for new WHS laws by HCA

    Australian organisations are ready to implement the new Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation from 1 January 2012, and believe the new laws will impact positively on operational sustainability in 2012.

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