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health safety and wellbeing

Why businesses should be auditing mental health hazards

Regardless of your business’ size or industry, business leaders need to protect the workers and the business by introducing a mental health auditing program as part of regular operations.

27 January 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Employers and employees give their verdict on flexible working

In collaboration with Bastion RM and Pitcher Partners, a survey by Bastion Insights has highlighted the benefits and pitfalls of working from home for both the employer and employee.

20 January 2021

health safety and wellbeing

The workplace health and safety risk that is too often overlooked

With the start of a new year, employers should be reviewing their mental health strategy to ensure the wellbeing of their employees and the long-term performance of the business.

12 January 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Employers reminded to celebrate the end of 2020 safely

End-of-year work celebrations are likely to be very different this year as employers face new risks and challenges to provide a safe environment for their staff.

15 December 2020

education and training

Fast Five: how genU is staying focused on what matters most

2020 has been the hardest year aged care service providers have had to endure, but no matter the scale of the obstacles that stood in Clare Amies’ way, genU’s CEO has risen to the challenge.

Fast Five

14 December 2020

economy

Bring on a COVIDSafe Summer to stimulate seasonal trade

Victorian businesses are today celebrating our state’s progression to a COVIDSafe Summer, the final step in Victoria’s Roadmap to Reopening.

06 December 2020

health safety and wellbeing

FWC backs staff who walked from site over COVID-19 risk

The Fair Work Commission has ordered an employer to pay their staff who refused to attend work after multiple colleagues tested positive for COVID-19.

04 December 2020

health safety and wellbeing

Victorian business ready for a COVID Safe Summer

Victorian businesses are optimistic of good news on Victoria’s Roadmap to Reopening this Sunday.

03 December 2020

health safety and wellbeing

Bullying victim awarded $5.2 million by Federal Court

With no compensation cap on general protection claims, a software company has been ordered to pay a record $5.2 million in damages to an employee who made complaints about his colleagues.

02 December 2020

health safety and wellbeing

Fast Five: AIA making a commitment to making a difference

AIA Chief Executive Officer (Australia and New Zealand) and Director, Damien Mu, explains how he’s helping others achieve their dreams – if they follow three simple steps.

Fast Five

30 November 2020

health safety and wellbeing

New report reveals leading causes, industries of workplace fatalities

A new report released by Safe Work Australia shows how Australia's work-related fatality toll has risen from 146 in 2018 to 183 in 2019. Explore our interactive infographic.

26 November 2020

health safety and wellbeing

Victorian Chamber looks forward to consultation on Secure Work Pilot Scheme

The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry will review the Secure Work Pilot Scheme announced today by the Victorian Government.

23 November 2020

health safety and wellbeing

Victorian Chamber celebrates return of office workers, hospitality cap increases and return of events

Victoria’s largest peak business association is today celebrating our state’s progression from the third step to the last step in Victoria’s Roadmap to Reopening on behalf of our 40,000 plus members.

22 November 2020

economy

Christmas comes early in Victoria as COVID-19 restrictions ease again

With less than five weeks to go before Christmas, thousands of businesses are celebrating as Victoria progresses to the ‘last step’ in the State Government’s Roadmap for Reopening.

22 November 2020

health safety and wellbeing

'Flagrant disregard' for worker safety results in massive fine

A worker has been seriously injured who was ordered to manually lift a 119kg steel beam, lift it above their head, and climb a ladder - all while in the rain.

18 November 2020

health safety and wellbeing

‘Intentions are irrelevant’ when determining sexual harassment

A tribunal panel has upheld a decision where an employee was the subject of discrimination and sexual harassment after displaying a poster intended to promote health and safety.

17 November 2020


health safety and wellbeing

Why businesses should be auditing mental health hazards

27 January 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Employers and employees give their verdict on flexible working

20 January 2021

health safety and wellbeing

The workplace health and safety risk that is too often overlooked

12 January 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Employers reminded to celebrate the end of 2020 safely

15 December 2020

education and training

Fast Five: how genU is staying focused on what matters most

Fast Five

14 December 2020

economy

Bring on a COVIDSafe Summer to stimulate seasonal trade

06 December 2020

health safety and wellbeing

FWC backs staff who walked from site over COVID-19 risk

04 December 2020

health safety and wellbeing

Victorian business ready for a COVID Safe Summer

03 December 2020

health safety and wellbeing

Bullying victim awarded $5.2 million by Federal Court

02 December 2020

health safety and wellbeing

Fast Five: AIA making a commitment to making a difference

Fast Five

30 November 2020

health safety and wellbeing

New report reveals leading causes, industries of workplace fatalities

26 November 2020

health safety and wellbeing

Victorian Chamber looks forward to consultation on Secure Work Pilot Scheme

23 November 2020

health safety and wellbeing

Victorian Chamber celebrates return of office workers, hospitality cap increases and return of events

22 November 2020

economy

Christmas comes early in Victoria as COVID-19 restrictions ease again

22 November 2020

health safety and wellbeing

'Flagrant disregard' for worker safety results in massive fine

18 November 2020

health safety and wellbeing

‘Intentions are irrelevant’ when determining sexual harassment

17 November 2020

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