workplace-health-innovation

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.

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[…]

6 Steps to Decrease Injury Rates for Rural & Remote Workers

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 20 September, 2017

What do the Statistics Say?

You are twice as likely to be hospitalised due to injury in remote regions of Australia. Recently published reports have identified that the workplace is a key setting responsible for this higher injury rate. This[…]

5 Tips for Improving Truck Driver Health & Injury Prevention

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 6 July, 2017

Truck drivers are an integral part of Australia’s economy. Without the highly valued work they perform our supermarkets wouldn’t be stocked, our homes would be without furniture and our petrol stations wouldn’t have any gasoline. Yet due to the long[…]

Rapid Response Physio Phone Service

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 14 June, 2017

What is Rapid Response Physio?

Employ Health’s rapid response physio service will provide physiotherapy assessment and triage delivered by the phone. Where appropriate we will work with the employer to provide occupational interventions if required.[…]

Injury Rates in Shift Workers

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 24 May, 2017

A report published by Safe Work Australia in 2016 outlines that people who work shifts have more than double the risk of being injured at work than non-shift workers.

Importance of Early Intervention in Managing Workplace MSDs

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 10 May, 2017

Early intervention strategies to manage workplace musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) have been proven to significantly decrease injury rates and worker’s compensation claim costs within a business.

The Future of Workplace Health

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 28 April, 2017

How will the changing nature of work being undertaken by humans impact the field of workplace health and those who provide it?

The traditional notion of work is evolving. Over the past decade we have seen a rise in automation of tasks traditionally[…]

Higher Injury Risk for Lone, Remote, Rural or Mobile Workers

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 18 March, 2017

What do the Statistics Say?