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Improving technology acceptance and safety in pandemic

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Journal articles - occupational medicine research, Research and reports
With the dramatic swing to working-from-arrangements and new work technologies because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a Comcare "emerging evidence alert" has highlighted new research on the connection between technology acceptance, engagement and wellbeing.

COVID-19 mental health plan identifies vulnerable workforce groups and prevention strategies

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk
The new National Mental Health and Wellbeing Pandemic Response Plan has marked workplaces as key "outreach sites" for tackling COVID-19-related mental health issues, and identified a wide range of worker groups significantly impacted by the pandemic. Meanwhile, employers have been directed to develop COVID-19 safety plans as pandemic restrictions ease.

COVID-19: a Q&A on reopening workplaces and navigating the three-step national roadmap

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk
With the release of the national "roadmap" out of coronavirus restrictions, a senior WHS lawyer has urged employers to consult with workers and HSRs, identify COVID-19 risk factors unique to their business, and implement "pandemic plans" for positive diagnoses and transitioning workers back to remote work if the situation deteriorates.


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