LATEST NEWS

World Safety & Health at Work Day

World Safety & Health at Work Day

April 28th provides the opportunity to reflect on how to prevent work-related occupation diseases, death, injuries and illnesses. It is also a day to remember those that have died from a work-related injury or illness. Health in the workplace is at the employers best...

Food for Thought – How to Feed your Brain at Work

Food for Thought – How to Feed your Brain at Work

As the control centre for your body, your brain is in charge of keeping your heart beating, your lungs breathing and allowing you to move, feel and think. The foods you eat play a role in keeping your brain healthy and can improve specific mental tasks, such as memory...

How to Boost your Immune System

How to Boost your Immune System

The immune system is a complex network of cells and proteins that defends the body against infection. The immune system keeps a record of every germ (microbe) it has ever defeated so it can recognise and destroy the microbe quickly if it enters the body again. (Better...

World Hemophilia Day

World Hemophilia Day

Sunday 17th April is Work Hemophilia Day. Hemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder where the blood doesn’t clot properly, making it difficult to control bleeding (Australian Hemophilia Foundation, 2021). When a blood vessel is injured, special proteins in the...

How much caffeine is too much?

How much caffeine is too much?

Australia is coffee obsessed.. us included! Millions rely on caffeine every day to stay alert, improve conversation and to simply take a ‘coffee break’ from work.   Caffeine is a drug that stimulates your brain and nervous system (Better Health, 2021). In small...

IBS Awareness Month

IBS Awareness Month

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (or ‘IBS’), is a collection of symptoms that result from abnormal functioning in the bowel.   If you have IBS, you are not alone! Approximately 20% of the Australian population experience IBS symptoms – The Gut Foundation, 2022.  ...