Support has come to several hard-to-reach communities in Western Australia in the form of a travelling cinema that is strengthening social bonds. Vanessa Zhou writes.
The Queensland Government has introduced changes to the state’s workers compensation laws to improve the support and compensation of first responders suffering post-traumatic disorder (PTSD).
Monadelphous plans to provide voluntary fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) rosters for its workforce.
A Shinema bus project comprising an old Toyota coaster bus and cinema screen is planning to travel through more towns in the Mid West region of Western Australia to reach fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers and other communities.
OZ Minerals has developed the Insights Hub technology to improve safety standards across its operations by bringing data from all assets into a single platform.
Coates Hire is breaking the silence around mental health at its Townville branch in Queensland. Safe to Work speaks with the company about how it is creating a culture of awareness and ongoing support around mental health and suicide prevention.
Fortescue Metals Group has embarked on a month-long roadshow to promote mental health across its Pilbara operations in Western Australia.
Newcrest Mining has introduced a program called Thinking Well to address mental health and the challenges COVID-19’s had on its employees.
With mental health challenges for mine workers increasing during the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry has stepped up to provide more support for its workforce.
Mineral Resources (MinRes) has partnered with Lifeline WA to help the state’s mining workers deal with mental health challenges.
The Australian Resources and Energy Group (AMMA) provides an accessible solution to mental health burdens that is different to what the market already offers. Safe to Work writes.
The Western Australian Government has launched the Mentally Healthy Workplaces Audit for mining workplaces, while Mitsubishi is supporting a program to improve mental health services in Queensland.
Australian Resources and Energy Group AMMA has launched an online program for psychological health and safety across resources workplaces.
BHP has introduced four key ways to focus on mental wellbeing as employees work under the uncertainty and instability of the coronavirus outbreak.
Creating a workplace culture that understands and supports the mental health of workers can result in a happier, more productive workforce.
Western Australian not-for-profit organisation Youth Focus has partnered with Sandfire Resources to help more young people access mental health care in the state’s Murchison region.
In an Australian first, the Western Australian Government has launched a code of practice that focuses on promoting and maintaining mentally healthy workplaces for fly-in, fly-out workers in the resources sector.
According to coaching firm Corporate Edge, workplaces across every industry are becoming more and more aware of the importance culture plays in organisational success.
The benefits of mine digitisation on the workforce are more positive than some people might have realised, considering the removal of work conditions associated with fly-in fly-out (FIFO) work.
New Acland mine in Queensland, in partnership with Lifeline Darling Downs has raised funds to heighten community’s awareness on the importance of mental health and wellbeing.