Employ Health Blog

Get Ready! Movember 2020

Sky Daly-Holt 26 October, 2020

Get ready! November is the month each year where blokes around the globe grow, or attempt to grow, a mo’. Movember started back in Melbourne, in 2003, in Fitzroy - even before it was the land of hipsters. Inspired by women’s fundraising efforts[…]

Poor knees, poor business

Trent Seth 21 October, 2020

Osteoarthritis (OA) is considered one of the leading causes of disability, worldwide. The knee is one of the most frequently affected joints from OA, with 250 million people experiencing symptoms from knee OA and approximately 35% of these are[…]

WorkWell Now!

Trent Seth 19 October, 2020

As a part of Mental Health Month (NSW) and Week (QLD, Vic), let’s take a look at a possible process to utilise when looking to create a mentally healthy workplace. We will take a look at the WorkWell initiative created by WorkSafe Victoria.

To sit, to stand, to walk? The office conundrum

Sean Archer 15 October, 2020

Problem solved, everybody! All good! Turns out buying everyone in your business a new age sit-to-stand desk will fix all their aches and pains GUARANTEED! ….Not really. Imagine, though. It may help a small percentage of them, but probably not[…]

Risk Based Approach to Workplace Mental Health & Wellbeing

Ivan Reid 13 October, 2020

As you know 2020 has been a challenging year. Many people have lost their jobs or had to work from home and we have been more physically isolated than ever. Work has a massive impact on our mental health, so targeting our mental wellbeing in the[…]

October - Mental Health Month

Jarryd Croxford 7 October, 2020

1 in 5 Australians aged between 16-85 years old will experience a mental illness in any year. Who knows how 2020 will affect these statistics?

World Mental Health Day

Jack Waller 5 October, 2020

World Mental Health day is set to be observed on October 10th.  The current global pandemic has ushered an extended period of uncertainty and with it brings fear, anxiety, and distress to many people. The recent Netflix documentary ‘Social[…]

Safe Work Month 2020

Sky Daly-Holt 28 September, 2020

October is Safe Work Month across the nation. Unsurprisingly, the theme this year is ‘Work Health and Safety through COVID-19’ highlighting the indelible mark this virus is leaving on work as we know it. 

Cabbage, Heart Disease & Return to Work

Trent Seth 23 September, 2020

With World Heart Day 2020 being held on September 29, let’s take a look at a systematic review (high quality study) that assesses the different interventions to support return to work (RTW) for employees following acute events from heart disease.

World Health Day - Workplaces, take action!

Trent Seth 21 September, 2020

This year, World Heart Day is being held on September 29. This campaign aims to create awareness for cardiovascular disease (CVD), the number one cause of death on the planet. It aims to educate people and drive action to assist with reducing[…]