Treadmill desks have become a topic of increased curiosity; they’re all over social media with millions of views, especially after the work from home culture kicked in.
Having fitness for work conversations can be confronting and challenging for both leaders and workers as they may involve questions of personal health (mental or physical), uncertain outcomes, sensitive topics and strong emotions. As challenging as they are, they are a vital tool for effective people management.
Financial sustainability and natural disasters are the top risks for local government leaders. Cost of living, financial sustainability, climate change and cyber risks have appeared in the top 10 concerns for local government CEOs and global leaders.
The waste management sector is an essential part of society, however it has higher inherent risks than many other industries.
Among several challenges present within the sector, local governments are managing an ageing workforce and their ever increasing issues of workplace injuries and chronic ailments such as obesity, cardiovascular disease and mental illness.
Managers and supervisors are key influencers when it comes to successfully getting an injured worker back to work.
Businesses worldwide are experiencing the effects of the highest inflation rate in a
generation. WA local governments need to consider inflationary pressures when valuing both their property and motor assets so that they can be confident that if disaster strikes, your protection will be adequate to appropriately respond.
A major return to work barrier, following a long absence due to an injury or health concern, is a worker’s ability to keep up with the
physical demands of the role. Every job role has a unique footprint that requires different physical and cognitive capabilities.
Local governments face a range of challenges when managing their people, avoiding injury and reducing workers’ compensation claims. Like many industries, the sector is managing an ageing workforce and an increase in chronic issues such as obesity, heart disease, and mental illness.