A short, weekly mindfulness program successfully reduced stressed among emergency despatchers with demanding schedules, suggesting such initiatives can be applied successfully to other challenging workplaces.
The Fair Work Commission has commended an employer's injury-management efforts, in the lead up to the dismissal of a worker with physical and mental injuries, who claimed she was "written off" due to her mental illness.
BHP is educating its leaders on "chronic unease" to boost its safety culture, according to its latest sustainability report, which also details its new leading indicators and plans to improve contractor safety.
A supervisor who decided a worker was hard to manage and "needed to be dealt with", traumatised and psychologically injured her by intimidating her during a counselling meeting, the Federal Court has confirmed on appeal.
Workplace leaders learn the majority of what they know about health and safety from their employers, showing employers should use that influence to drive safety outcomes, according to the head of health, safety and security for one of Australia's biggest infrastructure projects.
The Fair Work Commission has issued orders prohibiting the parties to a stop-bullying application from yelling at each other or discussing the merits of the case in the workplace or elsewhere, after hearing the alleged bully persistently tried to engage with the applicant on the matter.