The beyondblue chairman shares his thoughts on anxiety and depression in the workplace. He said that a working environment which has a positive attitude when it comes to mental health is an important influence, next to salary, for someone who wants to accept a new job. He explains, Heads Up, a new website which provides advice on how to main a safe and healthy workplace.
According to the findings of a new survey, an increasing number of workers all over Australia feel that their working environment is mentally unhealthy. This causes members of the workforce to take more number of sick days because of stress, anxiety and depression.
The Australian federal government is currently conducting an investigation regarding several allegations concerning indigenous workers who are employed as trainees on a LNG project worth $34 billion. The participants claimed that they were provided with false certificates in order for them to operate hazardous machineries without proper training in accordance with the Indigenous Employment Program (IEP).