Category Archive for: ‘Mental health’

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Aviation incident increases focus on mental health issues

The aviation community are examining safety standards given the evidence that the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 4U 9525 might have …

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Reflecting on mental health

The ongoing WA Parliamentary Inquiry provides a good prompt to reflect on what we know and don’t know about the …

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Update on the WA Parliamentary Inquiry into mental health and FIFO work arrangements

The Education and Health Standing Committee is currently holding a parliamentary inquiry into mental health and FIFO working arrangements in …

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Don’t be caught napping with railway fatigue management

During this week’s focus on rail safety, employers should take the time to ensure their fatigue management plans are up-to-date. …

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Keep on track during Rail Safety Week

Rail Safety Week runs from 11 to 17 August and is an initiative that has been running since 2006 to …

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Managing mental health could lead to increased productivity

Mental health conditions are significant issue that impact on individuals, organisations and the broader community.  Around 45% of Australians between …

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Planning for return to work? A one-line medical certificate isn’t enough

Managing long term absenteeism due to illness can be tough for employers, particularly when the only information available to them …

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Pennies for your thoughts

A recent decision by the Victorian Supreme Court has found that a worker’s violent fantasies about his former work colleagues …

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Treatment of depressed employee “inhumane”

The recent decision of Renato Adriao v Bluescope Steel Limited highlights the need for employers to seriously consider mental health …

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How does that make you feel?

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work is launching a new Healthy Workplaces Campaign in April 2014, which …

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