Browsing: OHS management case studies

WED
3:42PM

BHP identifies 60 fatality controls, tackles harassment

BHP says it has embarked on a five-year "fatality elimination roadmap", and is on track to complete the roll out of a suite of controls to prevent workplace s-xual harassment, which it treats as a WHS issue and has tied to executive remuneration.

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1:54PM

Workplace case study highlights layered causes of MSDs

A leading ergonomist has warned against the practice of attributing workplace musculoskeletal disorders to a lone "artefact", stressing they result from a "myriad of colluding factors".

MON
3:18PM

IBM targets employee health in post-COVID-19 era

Multinational technology giant IBM has revealed its post-pandemic health and wellbeing strategy, stressing that disrupted access to healthcare because of COVID-19 is likely to drive workers' health and wellbeing needs for years to come.

WED
12:55PM

Global company downs tools and groups issue manslaughter demands for world safety day

A global employer will down tools and conduct meetings on minimising occupational cancer risks, for World Day for Safety and Health at Work today. World safety day has also prompted renewed calls for Australia-wide industrial manslaughter provisions and an accelerated response to the review of the model WHS laws.

TUE
3:30PM

Case study: effectively managing long-tail psych claims

The "softly, softly" approach to managing injured and very unwell workers helps them achieve their health and social goals and prepares them to tackle vocational issues, and is particularly effective for those with chronic conditions and costly long-tail claims, a specialist says.

WED
2:10PM

J&J wellbeing strategies achieve ROI across 30 years

Many employers with comprehensive mental health resources slip up by not promoting the services, according to the Australia and New Zealand wellbeing lead of a major multinational company, who says workers who engage with resources like EAPs or mental health first aiders are "like gold", if leveraged.

FRI
11:17AM

Q&A with Bulla: WHS in the wake of COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted to a major employer the importance of supporting workers' holistic wellbeing, which will inform its approach to health and safety in the years to come, according to its general manager of people and culture.

TUE
3:57PM

Can multiple workstation options improve health?

Redesigning workplaces to allow workers to choose a workstation based on their task or mood can increase healthy physical activity during shifts, Japanese researchers have found in a study of a "walkable" office.


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