This worker’s case study is proof that sometimes one phone call can be all it takes to make or break a person’s day or even recovery.
CCIQ is presenting a free 30 minute webinar on Thursday 13 June on the tools and information available to all Queensland businesses through the Business and Industry Portal. read more... about How the Qld Business and Industry Portal can benefit your business
Recent work production studies indicate that workers are more efficient when they stand to work. However, no one will stand all day when they have the opportunity to sit, and neither static standing nor sitting is recommended. There are many tools now available for workplaces to help manage rest breaks based on the level of strain an employee faces in their daily tasks. read more... about Get up and stretch!
Australia’s ageing population is being encouraged to remain in the workforce for longer to ensure the supply of workers and prevent a shortfall in business productivity. While there are many advantages for retaining older workers, there are significant impacts on business operations, training requirements, workplace health and safety procedures and injury management. read more... about Supporting an ageing workforce
A new survey shows nine out of 10 Australians think the most significant cause of obesity is too much time sitting down and not exercising, and research suggests office workers in Australia are now sitting for up to 14 hours a day. read more... about Is sitting the new smoking?
WorkCover Queensland is hosting a Guide to Injury Management and Prevention in the Real Estate Industry Forum on Thursday, 20 June 2013. read more... about Let’s Get Real! A guide to injury management and prevention in the Real Estate Industry
Australia’s engineering sector is facing a number of pressures including cancelled projects, government spending cuts and foreign competitors, forcing industry players to think smarter, not harder to get ahead. read more... about Australian engineers playing the smart card
Australians are drowning in technology overload and it’s harming our health. Technology related stress is a growing phenomenon among workers, affecting mental health and making us less efficient. read more... about Workers struggling with tech overload
Small business in Queensland will find it easier to operate and capitalise on jobs and growth opportunities, after the Newman Government released a strategic plan today. read more... about New strategic plan to lift Queensland’s small businesses
A study by the University of Sydney’s Veterinary Science department has found poor infection control has led to 44.9 per cent of vets contracting an infectious disease during their career. read more... about Veterinary scientists advised to increase use of personal protective equipment