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316 articles are classified in All Articles > Issue/challenge/risk > Illness/injury/hazard type > Psychosocial issues > Stress



Manual task training doesn't prevent injuries

Workers' compensation, Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Research and reports
Hazardous manual task training forms an important part of an employer's risk identification and control processes, but can't be relied on to tackle the scourge of work-related musculoskeletal disorders, in part because it doesn't address the multiple causes of these injuries, and the techniques taught are often ignored or impractical, according to the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia.


COVID-19 quarantine can be damaging, but also leveraged to improve mental health

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Journal articles - occupational medicine research, Research and reports
Stressful quarantine experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic could have long-term psychological impacts on workers in the absence of mental healthcare, according to researchers who also suggest the confinement period is a unique opportunity for employers to enhance their psychological resources.






Continuous "psychoeducation" vital for at-risk workers

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Journal articles - occupational medicine research, Research and reports
A major review of studies covering more than 270,000 police personnel, including from Australia, has found police are at greater risk of poor mental health and risky drinking than previously thought, highlighting the importance of stigma-reduction strategies and continuous rather than reactive "psychoeducation".

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