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Information of interest to our Clients and for the industry

We sat down with Work Options’ Ashrit Kaur to chat about her role as Senior Rehabilitation Counsellor before she went …
Creating and maintaining a healthy culture in a business is key to retaining employees; reducing worker’s compensation claims; improve business …
Our job as a Workplace Rehabilitation Provider (WRP) is to help both employers and injured workers navigate the complexity of …
The Therapeutic Goods Administration’s announcement of over-the-counter access to cannabis oil without a prescription has led to questions from employers …
Technology is advancing with devices being designed more compact and for hand-held use. Some items aren’t ergonomically friendly. Long–term routine …
One of the common questions we are asked about an injured worker is “Can I fire them?” It may seem …
Safe Work Australia’s latest report on the Australian Workers’ Compensation Claims has highlighted the occupations, industries and common injuries statistics …
One of the most important roles a business plays in an employee’s work life is creating a mentally healthy and …
The business has just interviewed a strong candidate for the vacant position. The candidate has checked off all their work …
Great news! Your injured worker is finally returning to work. This is a significant milestone in the injured worker’s journey …
If we allow it, drug and alcohol addiction can happen to anyone. Drugs don’t discriminate. One innocent partake of any …
The World Wide Web contains a myriad of information, some of it fact and some of it miss-informed content. We’ve …
Are any of your workers experiencing irritation in the wrist? Did you know that poor workstation ergonomics and repetitive use …
The dark web is a world of illegal transactions, crimes, and things we don’t want to know that exists. It …
Without a doubt, COVID-19 pandemic has caused chaos in everyone’s lives. The world’s population has experienced many new changes to …
Recently we spoke with a business that had just spent $50,000 on stand-up desks for their entire workforce. Acting with …
The Australian Government has just released the National Drug Strategy Household Survey 2019, which has revealed some interesting new trends …
An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides employers with a positive and proactive means of assisting employees who may be struggling …
Different industries all take different approaches to safety management systems. Whether you’re a small to medium sized business or a …
One in two workers still feel uncomfortable about returning to the workplace As COVID-19 restrictions start to ease around Australia, …
The world of work today looks nothing like that of yesterday.  The COVID-19 crisis has bought some companies almost to …