If illness or injury forces you to take time off from work, it can have a big impact on your life. The time it takes to recover full health can change the way you feel about yourself. You can lose confidence, and feel differently about your job and your future.
When asbestos fibres become airborne, people working with asbestos may inhale particles which remain in their lungs.
Low-level exposure to cadmium over a long period of time may cause health effects because cadmium can accumulate in the body.
Wearing eye protection appropriate for the task can significantly reduce the risk of injury.
Q fever is caused by a micro-organism that can be carried by cattle, sheep and goats.
A person working the night shift is at greater risk of various disorders and accidents.
People who work outdoors are in one of the highest risk groups for skin cancer.
The spread of many pathogens in the workplace can be prevented with regular hand washing.
You can successfully combine breastfeeding with work if you have support from your employer, colleagues and family.
If you are unsure how to best communicate with a colleague who has a hearing impairment, ask them.
Some industries are more likely to affect a person with asthma because of the triggers in the environment.
Washing your hands with soap and warm water can help stop the spread of infectious diseases.
Work-related stress causes an increase in sick days and absenteeism, a higher turnover of staff and a drop in productivity.
If you lack the time or motivation to cook, try these tips.
Victorian State Public Health Nutritionist Veronica Graham takes us shopping for the right foods to include in your childs lunchbox.
Victorian State Public Health Nutritionist Veronica Graham shares three healthy and delicious lunchbox examples for the kids and provides some great food preparation tips to save you time throughout the week.
Research shows that people who exercise regularly have better mental health and emotional wellbeing, and lower rates of mental illness.
Using a computer can contribute to problems of the muscles and joints, eye strain and overuse injuries of the arms, wrists and hands.
In 2013, 196 people lost their lives due to work-related accidents in Australia. Find out more about your industry and which organisations help to prevent work-related deaths in your workplace.
Even if you’re busy, you still need to find a way to be physically active.
The less sitting or lying down you do during the day, the better your chances for living a healthy life.
Work can provide satisfaction, but loss of a job or work-related problems can affect our physical, emotional and mental health.