Employers have an obligation to make any reasonable adjustments necessary to help a worker perform their role safely and effectively.
Creating a workplace culture that understands and supports the mental health of workers can result in a happier, more productive workforce.
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.
Almost 100 per cent of Gold Road Resources’ leaders and 80 per cent of its employees have been certified in mental health first aid.
Rates of psychological distress, workplace bullying and burnout were found significantly higher among fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers than their non-FIFO counterparts, one of Australia’s most comprehensive FIFO research studies has shown.
Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA) has allocated $1 million of funding to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal communities including the Pilbara, Kalgoorlie and Kimberley regions.
A project aimed at measuring workers’ physical, mental and emotional well-being was one of the four recipients of Commonwealth government’s funding under its Industry Growth Centre initiative, METS Ignited.
Wellbeing has been rated as the most important priority by the global energy and resources (E&R) industry in the latest Deloitte Human Capital Trends report.