How can leaders make things feel as normal as possible to support ‘business as usual’ when we’re certainly not in a ‘business as usual’ environment? So here we are at the beginning of a seismic disruption to workplaces all around the world with the COVID-19 response. Organisations are shifting the way they’re doing businesses, some […]
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Victoria has made Industrial Manslaughter a criminal offence and will now have the highest safety fine in the country with maximum penalties of $16.5m and 20 years jail. Victoria is the third state after ACT and Queensland to legislate to make Workplace Manslaughter a criminal offence. The new laws will commence on a day to be […]
The era of 24-hour news brings traumatic events directly into everyone’s lives. Here’s how that can affect people, especially children, and some strategies for coping. In this illustrated guide by Lucy Fahey of ABC News, we are shown how traumatic news affects us.
Time To Stand Up – Hazards of Sedentary Work A new report from Safe Work Australia has highlighted the hazards of sedentary work. Overall exposure to sedentary behaviour (especially prolonged, unbroken sitting time) is associated with a range of poor health outcomes, including musculoskeletal problems, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, some cancers and premature mortality. The […]