The Health Benefits of Good Work Highlighted by Position Paper

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A position paper  by The Royal Australasian College of Physicians released recently highlighted the benefits of good work on the health and wellbeing of people.

Long term absence from work, work disability and unemployment can have a negative impact on the health and wellbeing of people whereas good work can be beneficial, the research shows.

According to the research, workers who returned to work quickly have a quicker recovery than those who waited until they were fully recovered.

Read more at: http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/02/position-statement-health-benefits-good-work-released/#.WorJLuclE1k

Practical Ways to Help Workers After an Injury

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Comcare has launched a new Infographic which provides an outline of practical actions that supervisors and coworkers can take to support a team member following injury.

The new infographic offers practical help for Rehabilitation Case Managers, in particular supervisors and co-workers, giving some simple actions can be taken to assist a team member after an injury.

Read more at http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/06/new-infographic-providing-practical-actions-help-support-worker-following-injury-launched/#.WWEUh-klHIV

Returning To Work With Light Work Can Help Heal

stained-glass-artAn injury on the job doesn’t mean you have to give up work completely. I recently read an article about a construction worker, who found a new life after an injury on the construction site

The construction worker tore a disc in his back which meant he could no longer climb up and down construction cranes, but instead found a rewarding career in stained glass lead light work.

The man’s story is an example of how returning to work can not only help with recovery but give your life a renewed focus and purpose.

Read the story at http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-11-08/how-lead-light-work-helped-heal-an-adelaide-construction-worker/8001940