Features

5 steps to better workplace safety

- April 17, 2019 2 MIN READ

When an accident occurs in the office, often the workplace health and safety plan is put under scrutiny. If it is found that the organisation could have prevented the injury and was negligent, organisations can be found liable and face serious penalties. Workplace injuries are more common than you might think. According to the June… Read more »

Features

Courageous conversations key to ending workplace harassment

- May 28, 2018 4 MIN READ

Marcela Slepica, Clinical Services Director, AccessEAP, suggests having courageous conversations is the first step for employers and employees wishing to end workplace harassment. The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) defines harassment as unlawfully treating a person less favourably on the basis of particular protected attributes such as gender, race, disability or age. However, Slepica suggests… Read more »

Experts

How safe is your small business?

- November 21, 2017 2 MIN READ

When running a small business you are bound to experience workplace injuries and mental health issues. If they aren’t high on your agenda, they should be. Statistics from SafeWork Australia indicate that the total economic cost of workplace injury on businesses nationally sits at over $61.8 billion per year, which equates to a mind-blowing 4.1%… Read more »

Experts

8 tips on keeping your business safe

- November 17, 2017 2 MIN READ

The dynamics of workplace safety have evolved drastically over the years. It’s no longer simply a case of keeping employees safe from physical harm, but with mental health difficulties now the largest cause of disability in the Western world, protecting our workforce’s mental state should become an equally huge focus. Here are eight tips to… Read more »