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Australian WHS Legislation Made Simple

Australian WHS Legislation Made Simple

Work health and safety (WHS) legislation in Australia aims to prevent injury and disease to persons in the workplace. Importantly, a number of Australian jurisdictions have ‘harmonised’ their legislation from 2012. Common to all WHS legislation in Australia are the...

Burnout in the Workplace – Supporting Recovery at Work – Part 3

Burnout in the Workplace – Supporting Recovery at Work – Part 3

Recovery can take an average of 6 to 9 months with most sufferers describing recovery as a life-long journey. Many individuals will benefit from therapy, particularly if they have developed anxiety and depression as a result of their burnout. However for most, making...

Habits and their Effect on Safety

Habits and their Effect on Safety

We all have habits that can have a major effect on our life. But they also affect the choices we make at work. The choice to follow a safety procedure on any given day could be affected by a habit you have had for years. Subscribe to our newsletter[wd_hustle...

Burnout in the Workplace – How do we prevent it – Part 2

Burnout in the Workplace – How do we prevent it – Part 2

Previously we discussed how to spot the signs and symptoms of burnout. In this video we are going to discuss how to prevent it. No employer, manager or CEO wants to lose their best talent to burnout. However, most don’t realise until it is too late. For more...

As Leaders, it’s Our Responsibility to Drive Workplace Safety

As Leaders, it’s Our Responsibility to Drive Workplace Safety

Changing safety culture isn’t something that happens overnight. We need to continually work in order to drive change and make workplace safety a priority. As leaders, it's our actions that will truly make the difference. For more information contact us on +61 2 8883...

Burnout in the Workplace – Part 1 – The Signs and Symptoms

Burnout in the Workplace – Part 1 – The Signs and Symptoms

Burnout is a diagnosis specific to the workplace. The WHO defines it as a ‘syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed’ with feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion, increased mental distance from one’s...

Owning Safety in the Workplace

Owning Safety in the Workplace

When it comes to safety, we spend a lot of time educating workers to be able to recognise or identify hazards on the job, however less time is spent discussing how to correctly mitigate those hazards. This involves someone taking ownership and seeing it through till...

Two Types of Workplace Stress

Two Types of Workplace Stress

How we feel at work can greatly affect our performance as well as our ability to work safely. One thing that affects this is the level of stress we experience while on the job. It is important recognise the kind of stress you are under, and either harness it or lose...

Global Trends Shaping WHS in Australia Today

Global Trends Shaping WHS in Australia Today

There are four significant trends impacting the practice of WHS in Australia, and professionals will need to think more systematically about health and safety issues that will arise as a result of these trends over the coming years. For more information contact us on...

Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Health in the Workplace

From Dr Farah Kroman (General Practitioner & Health Consultant) - Despite the recent boom of mental health awareness in the media, one area that has lagged behind is workplace mental health. According to a 2017 report by the WHO, mental health costs the global...

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