Articles by ‘RTWMatters team’
GP guidelines on the assessment and management of work-related mental health conditions aim to reduce unnecessary “unfit for work” certificates and improve recovery outcomes.
Psychological responses to work injury impact recovery. Australian researchers have interviewed stakeholders and summarised the evidence, developing practical advice to improve the RTW journey.
Progressive think-tank The Australia Institute has released a report that quantifies the costs of poor workplace mental health.
Petrina Casey of SIRA discusses the benefits and challenges of value-based healthcare (VBH) in workers' compensation.
The COVID-19 Work and Health Study is tracking the impact of the pandemic on those who lose work (i.e. lose their job or have reduced hours) as a result.
Managing return to work and injury - A Supervisor Training Package
Guidance from Safe Work Australia can help you clock the psychosocial risks in your workplace, and understand which workers might be most vulnerable.
What is a PEMA? What can - and can't - be achieved with this earliest of early interventions?
Want to secure a mentally healthy workplace but not exactly sure what one looks like? Mental health foundation Superfriend have drawn a picture of the target.
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Identify high risk cases BEFORE they bite.
Unless plant closures and mass lay-offs are planned, workers' comp claim rates tend to decline during recessions, while claim duration increases.