Entries by Work Health Revolution

Why Your Business Should Take Mental Health Seriously

Until recently, mental health in the workplace hasn’t been given attention to. The social stigma linked to any mental health disorder was more than sufficient enough for anyone to warrant unreported cases in the workplace. Nonetheless, mental health issues and concerns are, in fact, extremely prevalent. What is Mental Health? The World Health Organization (WHO) […]

Why Ergonomics Really Matters

In 2014 to 2015, 90% of Australian workers filed serious claims due to musculoskeletal disorders, repetitive strain injuries, and other work-related injuries. Of the total claims, almost 45% was due to traumatic joint-ligament or muscle/tendon injuries. Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) and Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI) are complex and are commonly linked to the increasing incapacity rates […]

10 Stretches you Can Do at your Desk

Adults spend a large amount of time throughout the day and week at the office. From difficult projects, to long hours sitting in front of the computer, your body is exposed to a wide range of factors that can really add strain to any part of your body. Office workers are exposed to injuries on […]

Resilience at Work: Why it Matters

Resilience is usually defined as the capacity to go through difficult times and adjust to new situations. Nowadays, in the work environment, substantial changes seem to happen more often, as job tasks are reorganised and displaced. In dealing with these changes, some people manage to adjust more easily than others. There is a great difference […]

Manual Handling: The Basics

Manual Handling is an expression that gained popularity in 1992 when the Manual Handling Operations Regulations were introduced and it refers to “any transporting or supporting of a load (including the lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving thereof) by hand or bodily force”. In other words, this means that any action that requires […]

Increasing Resilience in the Work Environment

People who can gracefully manage stressful situations – and the pressure of modern day jobs – have one key trait in common, that of being resilient. The common understanding of resilience is that of the ability to successfully face the burdens and strains of day-to-day life. Other definitions lean on different concepts such as toughness, […]