Research Updates

Healthy work environment = Healthy workers

Francesca McSteen

Workers care about support and respect in the workplace and notice whether health and safety are management priorities.

Take Home Messages: Workplaces are complex social systems affected by administrative policy, yet also highly influenced by front-line supervisors and colleagues. To create a healthy work-place, a healthy ‘micro-work’ environment with positive aspects such as respect and support is very important. Workers’ views and perceptions of work organisation are important and useful in facilitating changes to make a bett...

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