What is Resilience? And what does it have to do with work?
To get physically strong, we know we must exercise our bodies. But how often do we exercise our minds? We can mentally train ourselves to persevere, recover and ‘bounce back’ when life gets tough – and this is resilience. Like any skill, resilience can be...Read more
‘Meaningful’ Duties, not just ‘Suitable’ Duties
Early return to work is associated with a higher success rate in employees recovering from their injury and returning to their pre-injury role. However, returning to normal duties and normal hours too soon can aggravate the injury, delay the recovery and the return to work...Read more
Return to Work and the Importance of Good Communication
A workplace injury can have a significant impact on both the worker and the employer. The return to work process can trigger many questions and uncertainties for all parties involved, and particularly the injured worker. Results from studies conducted on workplace stress showed that poor...Read more
Oral Fluid Versus Urine Drug Testing
Drug and alcohol testing is becoming more and more prevalent in Australian workplaces, specifically within high-risk occupations to reduce the risk of work-related accidents, injuries and deaths. A common denominator amongst many workplaces is the question surrounding which test to use – urine or oral...Read more