Employ Health Blog

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.

The Active Office Secret

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 18 October, 2017

The Active Office Secret

10 Ways a Business Will Save Money through Workplace Health & Occupational Physiotherapy

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 12 October, 2017

Work-related musculoskeletal injury costs the Australian economy $28billion per year. The average cost of a musculoskeletal claim in Queensland is $7049 – and that’s just the statutory costs. It doesn’t take into account the cost your business[…]

How to get the 20% who need it involved in your wellness program?

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 26 September, 2017

It is a familiar problem for most workplaces: how do you get the people who really need it involved in your workplace wellness program? If you manage a workplace wellness program you know this story all too well. You run a health initiative and it’s[…]