Employ Health Blog

Three Years of Rapid Response Physio

Zac Lowth 3 April, 2020

The Challenges of Remaining Fit for Work

Andrew Lao 22 March, 2020

With recent announcements of Australian borders now being closed to non-residents and some non-essential businesses closing, the situation with COVID-19 continues to grow ever more complex and uncertain. Many workplaces have implemented policies[…]

Coronavirus - 3 things to consider if you direct workers to work from home.

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 13 March, 2020

The novel Coronavirus, Covid-19, is sweeping the globe.

Employ Health physio, Quentin Rew, off to third Olympics at Tokyo 2020

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 7 February, 2020

Employ Health physio, Quentin Rew, has qualified for his third Olympics and is off to Tokyo. Quentin competes in the 50km race walk for New Zealand. 

Management of musculoskeletal injuries: What is best practice?

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 27 January, 2020

Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions form the majority of workers’ compensation costs in Australia. For most businesses that have manual job roles, musculoskeletal conditions such as shoulder and back strains are common place, and will form the[…]

The Two Most Common Post Christmas Injuries - and how to prevent them.

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 16 January, 2020

Every year post of the Christmas holidays we see a spike in a range of different conditions. In many cases they can be attributed to one thing – rest.  My colleague Russell Dalton has previously discussed the important role of ‘loading’ to keep the[…]

What does Goldilocks have to teach the Workplace Health space?

Zac Lowth 15 January, 2020

We all know the story of Goldilocks and the three bears. Goldilocks lets herself into the home of the three bears and tries out the porridge, chairs and beds. Some are too hard, hot and large, whilst some are too soft, cold and small – though in[…]

Risk Managing the Meat Industry’s Ageing Workforce

Zac Lowth 20 September, 2019

A young person’s game.

Reducing Injury Rates and Turnover in the Meat Industry

Zac Lowth 27 August, 2019

Workers’ Compensation rates for the meat industry remain significantly higher in every state in Australia when compared to other industries (Australian Meat Processor Corporation, 2018). Swickers is a large abattoir and meat processing facility[…]

Alcohol Awareness - Dry July

Russell Dalton 20 June, 2019

Alcohol Consumption