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Information of interest to our Clients and for the industry

Great news! Your injured worker is finally returning to work. This is a significant milestone in the injured worker’s journey …
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 …
Stress-related workers’ compensation claims have doubled in recent years in Australia, resulting in $146M in compensation claims annually.  With many …
Pre-employment drug and alcohol testing has been relatively common in industries such as mining, construction, transport and logistics in Australia.  …
Drug and alcohol misuse represents a significant hazard to the health and safety of employees, contractors, visitors and others impacted …
We’ve heard about hundreds of cases in Australia where an employer is legally prosecuted for discrimination against a potential employee, …
Last month we looked at urine testing in the workplace, the advantages of implementing it as a preferred method of …
Workplace Health and Safety legislation in Australia requires employers to provide a safe work environment that protects worker’s physical and …
Drug testing in the workplace is a common practice, particularly within high-risk industries who are at a greater risk of …
Despite the physical and financial risk of workplace injuries, when managed correctly, employee injuries can be a positive experience for …