Workplace health

Improving health in the workplace

Improving health at work can improve your bottom line Dr John Cummins discusses what can be done in the work environment to facilitate health behaviour changes and improve health. Move the printer as far away from the desks as possible to the back of the office so you have to walk Make healthy food choices …

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Creating a Healthy Workplace

Many companies are actively and successfully working to achieve positive health outcomes for staff and employers. Learn how in my recent article Creating a Healthy Workplace: Bringing everyone on board is the key to overall staff wellbeing. This article first ran in the May 2014 issue of HRMonthly

One of my workers is on stress leave

One of my workers is on stress leave: what should I do? Discover why documented mental health return to work policies and procedures are important for you and your employees. Learn more about what you need to do. Read my article ‘One of my workers is on stress leave: what should I do? Did you …

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Inside the female brain

Inside the female brain Neurological studies show how comparisons between the female and male brain can play out in the workplace. For example … Due to their biological makeup, women in general thrive in workplace positions and projects that fuel their ability to socialise and connect. Men however are more likely to succeed in individual …

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Workplace Health Programs

The Health and Productivity Institute of Australia (HAPIA) reports that workplace health programs result in improved productivity. HAPIA reports a: 25% average decrease in sick leave absenteeism 40% decrease in workers compensation costs (which can be a huge drain on costs of business ) 24% decrease in disability management costs $5.81 savings for every $1 …

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[email protected] Report

The research shows that effective workplace health programs are good for business. The [email protected] Report concluded that employers with highly effective workplace health programs experienced superior performance with the following key findings: 20% more revenue per employee 16% higher market value 57% higher shareholder returns The also reported significantly lower cost increases 5 times lower …

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