Flexible working arrangements that genuinely support health and wellbeing are being offered to the employees of one of Australia's "best places to work" on the terms that most suit them, instead of under a blanket rule, according to the company's director.
An organisation that implemented new administrative and engineering controls, in response to two workers contracting a deadly lung disease, improved health outcomes in just two years, health and safety researchers have found.
E-commerce giant Amazon has declared the provision of mental health services for workers as "non-negotiable for employers", in announcing new benefits for its 5,000-plus Australian employees, including round-the-clock access to a licensed clinician.
Global software company, Salesforce, used an employee wellbeing approach based on the core values of trust and science-driven initiatives to successfully support its staff right through the pandemic, says its HR business partner, Anne Tosky.
A worker's social wellbeing is a major driver of their overall health, and employers will do well not to underestimate or under-resource this aspect of the employee experience, a senior Cisco manager has told a conference.
A global engineering giant's overhaul of its approach to mental health has empowered personnel around psychosocial risks in its activities, by embedding them into its critical risk framework, according to one of its directors.
A national employer leveraged technology to allow workers across its time-critical operations quick and easy access to easily digestible safety information, yielding a 52 per cent decrease in non-compliance reports in just one year, according to its group executive of environment, health, safety and quality.
An award-winning PCBU responded to the safety and operational challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic by implementing strategies across all levels of the hierarchy of controls, including a sign-language system to reduce the spread of respiratory droplets.