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Workplace Health Management programs save one hospital around $200k
Kevin Jones of the SafetyAtWorkBlog describes research into the benefits of said program, including reductions in injury management costs and premiums, fewer injury compensation claims and quicker RTW rates.
Jury still out on mindfulness at work
If you believe the hype, mindfulness can work miracles in the workplace. What do researchers actually know about the benefits of mindfulness for organisations?
OHS and Return-To-Work
On developing a good relationship with OHS Managers.
The economic costs of a heart attack
Heart attacks result in $A3.8 billion in lost productivity
By: Kevin Jones , tagged in: Health and productivity
Fatigue is the biggest threat to a person's safety
A new perspective on an established hazard
Webinar recording: Improve mental health in your workplace
An introduction to the Workplace Alliance and Beyondblue's workplace mental health initiative
Back injuries and communicating with GPs
Webinar recording: An update on the Health Benefits of Good Work (HBGW) Campaign
And initiatives of the Australian HBGW Signatory Steering Group.
Meditation and mindfulness are often conflated but they’re not the same. We clarify the muddy waters, then dive into the research on potential benefits and risks of mindfulness-based interventions in RTW and workers’ comp.
Want a RTW rate of 92%?
How honesty, realism, a community-ethic and targeted splurging set one health and rehab consultant apart from the rest.
6 steps to a bully-free workplace
Workplace bullying can seem difficult to tackle. A sensitive approach to bullying claims combined with a preventative approach prevent bullying in the long-term.
Legal disputes, workers' compensation and COVID
A Brave New World: a workers compensation perspective on resolving legal disputes via technology in a COVID-19 world.
Q&A on sleep and work
"Enlightened bosses are interested in whether or not workers are getting enough sleep," says Professor David Hillman, of the Sleep Health Foundation
By: Gabrielle Lis , tagged in: Health and productivity
Backing away from compensation
A prominent South Australian back surgeon has called for workers' comp for back pain to be scrapped. Why not fix treatment?
Archived Article results 1 - 20 of 20
The possible consequences of excessive workloads
Did Rudd's 70 hour weeks drive Grech to OzCar?
By: Kevin Jones , tagged in: Workplace Culture
Inquiry goes postal
The Senate inquiry into Australia Post should provide important lessons in OHS, HR, RTW and LTIFR
Economic Decline and Workplace Health Initiatives
Health and the workplace - an international issue
Fog of secrecy or blowing off steam?
Unions call the first workers' compensation harmonisation conference a secretive "sham". Is it justified?
What's in a name?
Terminology can dictate procedure - so what about replacing "disability" with "injury" to keep stakeholders focused on rehabilitation?
By: Kevin Jones
It's a wrap: WorkCover SA Conference '09
We get the low down on the special guests and the conference pests...
By: Kevin Jones
What lessons from a room full of RTW Coordinators?
Lessons gained from a room of RTW Coordinators include making sure the role is more than just an add-on - read on for more!
By: Kevin Jones , tagged in: RTW coordinator
Locating the presence of presenteeism
Want to deal with presenteeism properly? Know what you're dealing with.
Looking for inspiration?
Comcare's new CEO Paul O'Connor has a vision: "inclusion" and "integration" for workers' comp and return to work.
Australian workers' compensation in these difficult times.
Could auditing the authorities help fix the system?
By: Kevin Jones , tagged in: Systems
A taste of what's to come...
Get warmed up for the workers' comp debate with the ACTU's take on OHS harmonisation.
It's time to reconceptualise injury management
Rethinking things: Professor Niki Ellis says we need to consider why we're failing on a few fronts in workers' comp and RTW.
Shaw sheds light on factors promoting good RTW
Unsure about best practices in RTW? Shaw isn't. The US expert lends his voice of authority to a discussion of fast, effective RTW.
Disability doesn't prevent RTW
The considerable abilities of disabled workers are often overlooked when all the workplace needs is a "tweak"
By: Kevin Jones , tagged in: RTW Management Overview
Paying for it
Opinion: David Jones, a cafe by the sea and s_x__l harassment in the workplace
News drop: Australia Post
Who said what to the Senate inquiry into Australia Post's injury management practices? And what can be learnt from these grievances aired in public?
The PM's Progress
From endearing Sunrise dork to cranky pants Kev, to malfunctioning technocrat RuddBot...We ask the question on the tip of everyone's tongue: What's the RTW moral of KRudd?
By: Gabrielle Lis
Opinion: Management impact too large to ignore
The recent political leadership tussle reminds us that how people are managed affects their wellbeing and has an enormous impact on productivity.
The age debate
Abbott and Gillard are right: population size does matter. But are they forgetting about the challenges to participation and productivity posed by Australia's ageing workforce?
Our daily bread
SA WorkCover comes under fire with reports that some injured workers are relying on food parcels to make ends meet.
By: Tom Barton , tagged in: South Australia