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WHO: Suicide can be prevented

Reported by Haydee | 12 Sep, 2014

A new report released by the World Health Organization reaffirms that suicide can indeed be prevented.

Report on work-related mental stress released

Reported by Haydee | 09 Apr, 2013

Safe Work Australia has recently released its first report devoted to work-related mental stress and its associated costs. The report is based on an analysis of Australian workers’ compensation claims data from 2008-09 to 2010-11. It includes comparison of mental stress claim rates across industry sectors and occupations for both male and female workers. The …

Physical and psychological stress costs Australians $30 billion a year

Reported by Haydee | 13 Mar, 2012

Safe Work Australia published a new report which shows that physical and psychological stress costs Australians more than $30 billion a year or half the total cost of workplace injury. According to the report, the total cost of work-related injury and diseases can now be assessed at $60.6 billion a year, despite the country’s recording …