Sadly, mental illness affects a high proportion of the Australian population, with Beyond Blue reporting that 45% of the Australian population will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime. As employers, how do we deal with mental illness in our workforce? And here’s a question – is it any of our business? It’s
COVID-19 Workplace Ready
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Guide: How to Set Up a Workstation at Home: This checklist provides guidance for workers and PersonsConducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBUs to be referred to as ‘employers’). Please note, the following considerations should be seen as minimum requirements only. Employers may have more detailed working from home guidance in their organisations that should be used in conjunction with this checklist.
Working From Home Checklist: This checklist provides guidance for workers and Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBUs to be referred to as ‘employers’). Please note, the considerations in this checklist should be seen as minimum requirements only. Employers may have more detailed working from home guidance in their organisations that should be used in conjunction with this checklist.
Industry Specific Guidance
Industry Specific Information: Access Safe Work Australia’s information hub on COVID-19 work, health and safety for more detailed information relating specifically to your industry
COVID-19 Safe Workplace Principles
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