Workers with early-onset dementia have the capacity to remain in employment for some time after diagnosis, and employers can help them do so safely by providing a range of reasonable adjustments, UK researchers say.
Employers need to put in place far more comprehensive management plans for handling mental health emergencies in FIFO workplaces, according to one of 18 recommendations from a major new study on the mental health of FIFO workers.
The surge of online, flexible work arrangements and digital employee management processes is one of many ways technological change will disrupt existing WHS management mechanisms and standards, Europe's peak safety agency says in a major report.
A supervisor's actions in inviting a mystery support person - a rehabilitation provider - to a meeting with a worker contributed to the worker's psychological injury, and didn't constitute administrative action, a tribunal has found.
A "burnout" specialist has warned employers that contrary to popular belief, building workers' resilience to make them "tougher" isn't a solution for preventing the adverse health effects of a poor workplace environment.
A workplace health intervention reduced participants' sitting time by nearly an hour a day and built "office comradery", but highlighted the challenge of improving the sedentary habits of employees working from home, an Australian study has found.