The authors of a Perspective published in the Medical Journal of Australia said establishing mentally healthy workplaces will reduce the risk of burnout.
New research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) reveals that frequently being the target of workplace aggression can have a negative impact on the victim’s health and also cause them to behave badly towards others.
A new study published in the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology by the American Psychological Association reveals that mental breaks after work will improve sleep.
High job strain is associated with an increased risk of developing common mental health issues such as depression and anxiety amongst middle-aged workers, according to new research led by the Black Dog Institute.
More than a quarter of FIFO workers experience high to very high levels of psychological distress, compared with just 10.8% of the general population, new research has found.
A new study found out that transport workers are up to five times more likely to suffer an injury at work than any other Australian worker, with rail drivers 30 times more likely to develop a mental health condition than any other worker.
Farmers don’t have access to tailored rehabilitation programs after serious workplace injuries, according to a new study from Deakin University.
A new research reveals the scale of health-related work incapacity in Australia and considers a new approach to improving it.
Report explores impact of emerging technologies and platforms on WHS and workers’ compensation in the next 20 years
A new study revealed that new technologies and ways of working will introduce new challenges for work health and safety
In Australia, around 25% of people suffer low back pain on any day. $4.8 Billion is being spent annually on management on low back pain. This condition reduces the country’s GDP by AU$3.2Billion per annum, and is the most common condition keeping older Australians out of the workforce.
A landmark study which aims to reduce heavy vehicle crashes in Australia and improve truck driver well-being has been launched today. It features the roll-out of a world-leading fatigue prevention and driver monitoring technology.
A PPE company, Ansell, in partnership with the National Safety Council of Australia (NSCA) Foundation released the second edition of Hand Safety Report, which identifies emerging trends in hand safety practices in Australia and New Zealand.
The attitudes and behaviours of colleagues towards people returning to work from sick leave can have a big impact on whether or not a worker feels they are fairly treated at work.
A new research study into the mental health and wellbeing concerns of FIFO workers and their partners in Australia found that many FIFO workers experience difficulty in adjusting between the responsibilities of their on-shift and off-shift lives.
A new study published in the International Journal of Wildland Fire – Sleep in wildland firefighters: what do we know and why does it matter, found that sleep is an important factor in helping firefighters avoid safety risks during bushfires.
New study highlights prevalence of hearing loss among workers in agriculture, forestry, and fishing industries
A new study conducted by researchers from The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) highlights the prevalence of hearing loss among workers in agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting sector.
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians has recently released a position statement on the benefits that good work has on people’s health and wellbeing.
A new study led by the Australian National University found that poor work-life balance and high-stress environment can put workers’ children at risk of developing mental health issues.
Potential benefits of on-shift napping among shift workers were highlighted in a recent study.
Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) has recently released the findings of two new research reports to help reduce the risk of fatalities in home fires.
A research conducted by the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre identified the most effective eHealth treatments for use in the workplace.