Employ Health Blog

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

Men’s Health Week 10-17th of June

Russell Dalton 7 June, 2019

Working towards a smoke free workplace.

Russell Dalton 29 April, 2019

 

May 31st is World No Tobacco Day. This may be the perfect time for your workplace to launch a quit smoking initiative.

Why smoking?

Smoking is currently the greatest risk to the health and wellness of Australians. It is the leading cause of[…]

Injury Prevention For New Runners

Russell Dalton 25 January, 2019

Getting off the couch and starting to run sounds easy, but in reality, it is quite a challenge. Our bodies have an amazing ability to change and adapt to which ever pursuit we wish follow.

Is taking a holiday a risk for work injury?

Russell Dalton 4 January, 2019

It’s a common story - a worker returns from annual leave and within the first couple of weeks of returning has an injury.  So the question is why?

Manual Handling Training - an insane waste of time & money

Zac Lowth 14 March, 2018

It’s commonly believed that Albert Einstein stated that ‘the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over, expecting a different result’. So how does this relate to manual handling training? Well if we take on board Einstein’s[…]

5 Steps Your Business Can Take to Control Manual Risk

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 25 January, 2018

What is ‘Manual Risk’?

Workers are exposed to manual risk when a hazardous manual task is undertaken. Not all manual tasks are hazardous though. Knowing which tasks are potentially hazardous is the first vital step in controlling manual risk at[…]

Introducing the 'Employ Health App'

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 23 October, 2017

Everything your workers need to get better fast – at their fingertips. Think of it like having a physio in your pocket.