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16 12, 2019

Fear of family festivities? Change the conversation.


Fear of family festivities? Change the conversation. It's perfectly acceptable to approach the holiday season with dread. A big part of this is due to memories of past lunches and dinners where things didn't always go well. But there's more to it. By the time the holiday break comes around, many of us are exhausted from work so the pressure of being with family just stresses us out even more. As crazy as being around family can be, some of us would be very lonely without them. Be proactive and plan a conversation We plan food, we plan presents [...]

Fear of family festivities? Change the conversation.2020-01-15T13:38:40+10:30
11 12, 2019

Fatigue Management At Work


Fatigue Management At Work. We’ve all been there. It’s 2 p.m. and lunch is over, but instead of feeling recharged and focused.  You’re ready to curl up in a corner, turn off the lights and take a nap. No one will notice, right? While it’s completely normal to hit the dreaded afternoon slump, what happens when this feeling is around all day, every day? Workplace fatigue isn’t just being physically tired—it’s being mentally exhausted. So, what is work fatigue? Safe Work Australia define fatigue as “a mental and/or physical exhaustion that reduces your ability to perform your work safely and effectively”. Signs of fatigue include: [...]

Fatigue Management At Work2019-12-11T13:42:22+10:30
2 12, 2019

Finding your work life balance


Finding Your Work Life Balance ‘Work-life balance’ is a phrase you probably hear often – and it describes a goal that anyone who’s ever been employed relates to. However a OECD report found that Australia ranks in the bottom third of all countries for work-life balance with one in five males and 7 per cent of females employees worked 50 hours or more per week. Juggling the need to earn money and fulfilling the need to have non-work interests, and commitments is challenging. In an ideal world, your professional and personal life should support and strengthen one another. Whether for [...]

Finding your work life balance2019-12-02T13:53:04+10:30
2 12, 2019

Noise Safety At Work


Noise Safety At Work. Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is the single greatest cause of permanent hearing loss in Australia - and it's also the most preventable. Over the past four years there were 65,300 reported claims for deafness in Australia. Over one-third (35%) of these claims were made by employees in the manufacturing industry while 18% came from construction. How noise damage occurs Sound stimulates tiny hair-like cells in your inner-ear, which send messages to your brain. NIHL occurs because excessive noise damages those delicate hair cells and cannot be cured.  Over time, it can get worse as noise exposure [...]

Noise Safety At Work2019-12-02T13:19:08+10:30
28 11, 2019

How To Make Work Matter


Motivating your Team: How to Make Work Matter. In today’s world, it is no longer enough for managers to simply oversee their employees; instead, to get the most of them, bosses need to inspire and motivate their staff. If you do a good job, your employees are more likely to be loyal partners in helping you build a thriving company with growing profits. Agree?  Here, are some ways you can motivate your team, to make it count and make it matter. Share your vision and set clear goals Just as a sport coach often makes his players imagine that [...]

How To Make Work Matter2019-11-28T14:51:12+10:30