Psychological safety is a construct that can help to bridge the gap in our knowledge of the influence of human factors in the design and success of construction processes, and is based on assessments about the risks associated with an action. Lean principles, such as...
This briefing paper provides insights into the potential mental health effects of this COVID-19 induced shift in work circumstances and prospects.
The aim of this research project is to conduct a longitudinal study monitoring school leaders’ (principals and deputy/assistant principals) health and wellbeing annually.
This paper argues that the extent of low-quality work, the inequalities embodied within it, and the duration people spend in it, are all likely to contribute to worse health outcomes overall, and to inequalities in health outcomes.
In the midst of political, social, demographic and technological changes taking place in the UK, the world of work is rapidly evolving. This report reveals persistent issues around the relationships between employment, ethnicity and mental health, and underlines that there are enduring inequalities in the...
This report, by Griffith University’s business school, and initiated and funded by the Ai Group, aims to understand the types of mental health initiatives implemented by Australian businesses, and the triggers, facilitators, and barriers experienced when implementing these initiatives.
The research outlined in this report identifies early working life (inclusive of the period of transition from education into paid employment) as being a time of particular vulnerability for young people.
This investigation looked at the compensation and support provided to people injured at work in Victoria, particularly those with complex injuries. This follows an earlier investigation by the Ombudsman in 2016, which found the scheme had failed some particularly vulnerable people.
The aim of this research project was to gain evidence about the mental health and well-being of personnel working in the Victorian horse racing industry. These include occupational groups of horse trainers, jockeys, horse owners, stable supervisors, stable hands and others.
When running a small business, there are many challenges that can affect their mental health, including long work hours, social isolation, customer demands, cash flow issues, work-life balance, job insecurity and a lack of administrative support. This guide outlines actions that can be used to...