A mental health organisation is urging employers to create opportunities for workers to socialise, with a quarter of Australian workers reporting they aren't connecting with their colleagues to the detriment of their workplace's psychological safety.
Canadian work health experts have joined the growing list of researchers warning that prescribing opioids for work-related injuries can lead to serious harm and protracted claims, and should be avoided.
Indiscriminately taking tasks away from workers struggling with stress can make their conditions worse, according to a clinical psychologist who warns that misconceptions around employee burnout can have dire consequences.
A major review has revealed the benefits of different types of active workstations, but an Australian researcher says a better understanding is needed of how these interventions affect workers' cognitive function.
An employer's actions in refusing a worker with a mental illness accommodations to return to work during a busy period were "realistic" and did not amount to discrimination against her impairments, a commission has ruled.
Time pressure, burnout and other non-traumatic factors can affect the development of post-traumatic stress disorder in workers exposed to occupational violence, according to new research, which identifies mitigation strategies.