907, 2020

Manual Handling

By |July 9th, 2020|Work Place Safety|0 Comments

Manual Handling - How to prevent workplace injuries. When we think of workplace safety, instantly we think about vehicle incidents, electricity problems or even exposure to chemicals. However, based on statistics from Safe Work Australia, musculoskeletal disorders are the most common work-related condition in Australia despite the fact there are known methods to eliminate or minimise them. Accounting for 39.3 per cent of work-related injuries over 2017, manual handling recorded significantly higher occurrences than slips, trips and falls, hits from moving objects and vehicle incidents. Almost every workplace involves performing some sort of manual handling task to get the [...]

604, 2020

7 tips to help you ace a video job interview.

By |April 6th, 2020|Career|0 Comments

7 tips to help you ace a video job interview Job interviews can be nerve-wracking, especially if you’re meeting the hiring manager for the first time via webcam in your living room. With the ever changing way we are adapting to the COVID-1 9 pandemic, many companies are now using video interviews for their hiring process. Here are seven tips to improve your video-interviewing skills to help you to land the job: Double-check your audio, video, and internet connection Always test your video and audio right before an interview to ensure everything is working properly. Just because it [...]

3003, 2020

Could reducing stress be the key to beating COVID-19?

By |March 30th, 2020|Career|0 Comments

Could reducing stress be the key to beating COVID-19? Prior to the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak, many Australians were already juggling many stresses. But did you know that increased stress could be jeopardizing your well-being and your body’s natural ability to fight off illnesses. Our minds are not detached from our bodies, and the immune system acts like border security, patrolling cells that are foreign and harmful to it. The bodies natural response to stress is the fight or flight, mode which creates the hormones adrenalin and cortisol.  Heightened levels of these hormones in the bloodstream can [...]

2503, 2020

Helping you to maintain good mental health during the coronavirus lockdown.

By |March 25th, 2020|Career|0 Comments

Helping You To Maintain Good Mental Health During The Coronavirus Lockdown. As many of us are being told to lock down in our homes, and limit trips outside and social contact, things are feeling pretty “real” at this point. Aside from the general worry people may have about their physical health as they digest the news from around the world and here at home, there’s the larger toll this is taking on our collective mental health. Lots of organizations have put forth guidelines to help combat the stress of the coronavirus pandemic, and with good reason: One of the main [...]

2303, 2020

What you need to know about coronavirus (COVID-19)

By |March 23rd, 2020|Synaco, Work Place Safety|Comments Off on What you need to know about coronavirus (COVID-19)

What you need to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by a new virus. Symptoms include fever, coughing, sore throat and shortness of breath. The virus can spread from person to person, but good hygiene can prevent infection. Find out who is at risk and what you should do if you think you have COVID-19. How it spreads The virus can spread from person to person through: close contact with an infectious person (including in the 24 hours before they started showing symptoms) contact with droplets from an infected person’s cough or sneeze touching objects or [...]

2602, 2020

5 Ways To Build A Passionate Workforce

By |February 26th, 2020|Career|0 Comments

5 Ways To Build A Passionate Workforce Maybe you feel totally lost when it comes to new ways of motivating your employees. Perhaps you’re not completely lost, but you’re not sure where to start. As a leader, you have great power to rekindle passion in your team.  Through your actions and words, you can get an attitude shift and behaviour change in the team. So how do you inspire your team to deliver superior results? Here are five ways to ignite the passion in your team. Know What Really Matters to Your Employees It’s impossible to know how to motivate people [...]

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