- Promoting health and safety
- Creating mentally healthy workplaces
- Why is work health important?
- Healthy worker
- Working together: Promoting mental health and wellbeing at work
- Mental Health and Wellbeing - Participating and thriving in our workplaces
- The Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance
- Supporting ability at work
- Supporting health, performance and productivity
- Flexible work
- Building a resilient workforce
- Health Benefits of Work
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- Creating mentally healthy workplaces
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Safety & Prevention
- Supporting ill health in the workplace - for managers
This fact sheet provides advice to managers on how to support workers with ill health in the workplace.
- Supporting the ability to work - Case studies from the Comcare community
Case studies from the Comcare community supporting the ability to work.
- Take the lead to protect our workers health and safety
The new work health and safety (WHS) laws are expected to commence on 1 January 2012. The changes affect the Commonwealth, particularly the duties and obligations on persons conducting a business or undertaking and the new duty on Officers under the Work Health and Safety Act.
- Talking about ill health in the workplace - for workers
This fact sheet provides advice for workers on how to talk to managers to manage their ill health in the workplace.
- The business case for reducing sedentary work practices
This fact sheet provides information and guidance for human resources and work health and safety managers. Its purpose is to help workplaces develop a business case for reducing sedentary practices in the workplace.
- The impact of psychosocial issues on musculoskeletal disorders
This fact sheet provides an overview of what musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are, the multifactorial nature of these conditions, and the need to address both physical and psychosocial hazards in preventing and managing these disorders.
- The WHS Act and contractors in the Commonwealth
This fact sheet will assist a Person Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBU), in the Commonwealth jurisdiction, with an understanding of the Commonwealth’s Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Cth) (WHS Act) in relation to contractors.
- The Work Ability approach
Work Ability is a comprehensive and contemporary approach to understanding and managing wellbeing in the workplace. Work Ability goes beyond traditional workplace interventions by assisting individuals to manage their own wellbeing, now and in the future, to make sure workers are able to work at their best and retire healthy.
- Two minute toolbox talk for team leaders
Two minute talk team leaders can give about bullying in the workplace.
- Using employee opinion surveys to improve people outcomes (Pub 53)
Dr Peter Cotton's publication provides insight into how Employee Opinion Surveys have the potential to improve people outcomes, in terms of identifying 'hot spots', reduce adverse reactions, and improve absenteeism.
- Vaccinations for Travelling
The objective of vaccination is to achieve immunisation against specific diseases. Vaccines may be administered orally or by injection.
- Volunteers and volunteer organisations under the WHS Act
The purpose of this fact sheet is to assist the Commonwealth jurisdiction understand the Commonwealth’s Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act) in relation to volunteers and volunteer organisations.
- 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.
- What can I do? Line manager/supervisor
The line manager is the prism through which people see their work. Your role is critical to the health and wellbeing of your team. Below are some things that you can do to support mental health and wellbeing at work.
- What can I do? Worker
This fact sheet provides information for workers whose mental health is at risk, or who are suffering from a psychological injury, on how to manage their mental health and seek further help.
- When an Inspector calls
A brief guide about what to expect when a Comcare Inspector visits the workplace.
- Who are work health and safety entry permit holders
A work health and safety entry permit holder (WHS-EPH) is a union official who has completed an approved training course and holds an entry permit under the Fair Work Act 2009.
- WHS confined spaces regulations comparative table
The purpose of this comparative table is to help the Commonwealth jurisdiction understand the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 (WHS Regulations) in relation to duties associated with working in confined spaces.
- WHS Entry Permit Holder (WHS-EPH) Training Courses—Post-Approval Monitoring—WHS-EPH training course guidance 3
Approved WHS-EPH training providers are subject to post-approval monitoring by Comcare, the regulator of approved training courses. Guidance 3 – WHS-EPH Training Courses—Post-Approval Monitoring outlines the compliance monitoring process aligned to the conditions of approval set out in Guidance 1 and Guidance 2.
- WHS general risk and workplace management
The purpose of this comparative table is to help the Commonwealth jurisdiction understand the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 (WHS Regulations) in relation to duties associated with general risk and workplace management.
- Work ability and ageing in the Australian Public Service (APS)
Comcare is leading an Australian Public Sector Project (APS200) to examine the barriers to a longer productive life of work in the APS.
- Work health and safety (WHS) management plan template
This template can be used to develop a work health and safety management plan that assists in the development and communication of a safety management system. It provides an explanation of work health and safety arrangements in the workplace.
- Work Health and Safety Entry Permit Holder (WHS-EPH) training - Provider Compliance Audit Report Template
The purpose of this template is to provide a formalised structure for audits of WHS-EPH training provider training management systems, processes and outcomes.
- Work Health and Safety Entry Permit Holder (WHS-EPH) training - Provider Compliance Audit Tool
The purpose of this compliance audit tool is to ensure that entry permit holders are receiving quality training and providers are meeting their conditions of approval.
- Work Health and Safety Entry Permit Holder (WHS-EPH) training - Provider Compliance Audit Workbook
The purpose of this workbook is to support the WHS-EPH training Provider Compliance Audit Tool developed for Comcare approved WHS-EPH training providers. The workbook is intended to assist persons who are either undertaking compliance audits or those who are subject to such audits under WHS-EPH Training Courses - Post Approval Monitoring - Guidance 3.
- Work Health and Safety Entry Permit Holder training course requirements - WHS-EPH training course guidance 2
This guidance material is for training providers who wish to develop their own training package. It should be read in conjunction with How to become an approved provider of WHS entry permit holder training for the Commonwealth jurisdiction—guidance 1.
- Worker manual task checklist
This checklist can be used by WHS advisors and managers, health and safety representatives, line supervisors or workers to supplement the Hazardous Manual Tasks Code of Practice in both identifying and managing sources of risk.
- Working well: An organisational approach to preventing psychological injury
This publication provides organisations with a systematic and structured approach to risk management for stress and psychological injury.
- Working well: Steps to prevent and manage psychological injury
This easy reference guide provides clear and useful steps in identifying sources of potential harm, assessing the risk, developing and implementing a practical plan, and then monitoring and reviewing the risks.
- Working well: Strategies to prevent psychological injury at work
This easy reference guide provides a summary of possible solutions agencies may consider in preventing work-related psychological injury. It identifies potential risk factors and indicators and provides suitable solutions in an easy-to-read format.