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Workplace Health & Safety

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Workplace Health & Safety

Woman awarded $90,000 in damages after slipping on a grape at Coles

Businesses are being reminded to ensure the safety of their shop floors after a Sydney woman was awarded more than $90,000 in damages after slipping...

Workplace Health & Safety

Honey Birdette under fire amid staff claims of inappropriate work conditions and sexual harassment

Lingerie chain Honey Birdette has defended its workplace culture and says claims that its employees have been subjected to sexist work conditions and inappropriate...
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The Xero for workplace safety opens headquarters in Australia

A New Zealand company working to make workplaces safer with intelligent mobile technology is opening headquarters in Melbourne to accelerate growth across the ANZ...
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Woman awarded $300,000 after Kmart chair breaks – the importance of sticking to store policies

Businesses have been warned to stay vigilant about workplace health and safety regulations, with news of a woman being awarded $300,000 in damages from Kmart after a...

Workplace Health & Safety

Commuting to work can increase stress levels and make people eat more: Report

Commuting to work could be affecting your diet and increasing your stress levels, with a study undertaken by the Royal Society for Public Health...
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Workplace Health & Safety

Are rural workplaces being made more dangerous by drugs and alcohol?

By Julaine Allan Farming is a dangerous industry. Safe Work Australia’s report on deaths at work has found that farming, fishing and forestry accounted for 23%...

Workplace Health & Safety

Why former AFL player James Podsiadly wants to change how businesses operate corporate wellness programs

There's still a long way to go when it comes to business's tackling wellbeing in the workplace, according to former AFL player James Podsiadly. Podsiadly,...
Standing up to the problem of sitting down: The standing desk revolution

Workplace Health & Safety

App aims to get Australian workers up and moving

The Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne has released an app that encourages regular movement in a bid to get office workers...
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Workplace Health & Safety

Why the design of work needs to change to prevent mental illness

Workplaces need to move beyond promoting mental health awareness and start changing the way work is designed to prevent psychological harm. It’s part of...
Time for a six-hour work day? Sweden says yes

Workplace Health & Safety

Time for a six-hour work day? Sweden says yes

  We see the demands of the average eight-hour work day everywhere: On our roads; in our after-school caring arrangements; and in childcare centres....
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