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  • Managing Difficult Conversations and Providing Feedback

    When identifying inappropriate or harmful behaviour, line managers, the human resources area or the employee assistance program provider are able to give advice on the best ways to provide colleagues with feedback. The following fact sheet may help in preparing for these difficult conversations.



 
  • Managing quad bikes in the workplace (WHS 099)

    This information sheet provides an overview for persons conducting a business or undertaking and workers of the considerations necessary when using quad bikes in the workplace and some approaches that may be applied to reduce the associated risks.



 
  • Measuring rehabilitation performance

    The Guidelines for Rehabilitation Authorities 2012 requires Rehabilitation Authorities to have rehabilitation management systems in place by 1 July 2012. One component of a management system is the ability to monitor performance against defined objectives and targets. This document has been produced to assist Rehabilitation Authorities develop these management systems, by providing a range of performance indicators for consideration.



 
  • Notes to assist completion of permanent impairment application form

    These notes will help you complete the Compensation claim for permanent impairment and non-economic loss—form and checklist. It will explain the concepts of permanent impairment and non-economic loss and the process under which we will assess your claim for statutory benefits under the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988.



 
 
 
  • People Matters with Machinery of Government Changes

    This fact sheet is for employers and people managers. It provides an overview of change and how workers often feel and respond in times of uncertainty. It offers practical advice and a simple checklist to guide you through the process of supporting your people.



 
  • Pharmacy Policy

    Our Comcare Pharmacy Policy emphasises safely prescribing medicines—especially those that can be misused such as benzodiazepines and opiates. In our policy we also clarify injured employees' entitlements to access the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).

    Please refer to the policies for further information.



 
 
 
  • Psychological Injury and Performance

    Creating mentally healthy workplaces delivers improved productivity and workplace participation. This fact sheet provides information about mental health at work and its relationship to performance.



 
 
 
  • Quad bikes - Training and supervision (WHS 106)

    This information sheet provides an overview for persons conducting a business or undertaking and workers on their health and safety obligations to provide, engage in and follow information, training, instruction and supervision in relation to quad bike use under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.



 
  • Rehabilitation and Return to Work

    Returning to work is an important part of recovery from illness and injury. Work is the most effective means of improving and maintain the wellbeing of individuals including their families and communities. This fact sheet provides guidance on early and successful return to work and the importance of measuring outcomes to drive rehabilitation performance.



 
  • Rehabilitation resourcing

    This guidance material provides a range of indicators and considerations that can be used by rehabilitation authorities to gauge whether adequate resources are being allocated to manage rehabilitation



 
 
 
  • Smoking in or near Commonwealth workplaces

    This fact sheet provides advice to employers and employees in the Commonwealth jurisdiction, and to others who choose to smoke during working hours outside or near a Commonwealth workplace.



 
  • Social functions

    This fact sheet provides information on workers' compensation and employers' duty of care obligations in relation to social functions involving employees.



 
  • Spray Painting

    Spray painting is the process where a liquid coating substance, usually paint, is changed into a mist or aerosol, in order to apply a coating onto an object or surface.



 
 
 
  • Superannuation and Comcare benefits

    Injured employees retired from Commonwealth or ACT Government employment who receive a pension and/or lump sum under a superannuation scheme as a result of their retirement, must have their incapacity payments determined in accordance with section 20, 21 or 21A of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (SRC Act).



 
 
 
  • Vaccinations for Travelling

    The objective of vaccination is to achieve immunisation against specific diseases. Vaccines may be administered orally or by injection.



 
  • Weight management programs at work

    This brochure is designed for corporate managers and those with responsibility for designing health programs in the workplace. It provides a review of the evidence to guide your decision-making and to help design programs relating to weight management.



 
 
  • Workplace bullying

    Bullying is repeated unreasonable behaviour that is humiliating, intimidating, threatening or demeaning to a person, or group of persons at the workplace, which creates a risk to health and safety.



 

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