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Post-shift detachment improves safety and performance

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Journal articles - occupational medicine research, Research and reports
Workers who can mentally and physically detach from work after hours have fewer concentration problems, sleep better and are at lower risk of depression and exhaustion, according to a study on work breaks, which highlights the important role managers play in facilitating this behaviour.

Workplace Hitler parody constitutes bullying; and more

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Issue/challenge/risk
A worker breached his employer's bullying and harassment policy by creating and sharing a Hitler video parodying the company's protracted negotiations, a commission has found. Meanwhile, a court has blocked a morbidly obese worker from making a further 15 claims against an employer, and found he "needlessly" compared its conduct with Nazi guards.


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