PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH IN AUSSIE WORKPLACES

Safe Work Australia has released a report on psychological health trends in Australian workplaces. Key findings include:

  • Mental health conditions accounted for 9% of serious workers' compensation claims, up by 36.9% since 2017-18.
  • Time lost and compensation paid for mental health conditions were significantly higher than for physical injuries.
  • Workers with mental health claims had poorer return-to-work outcomes and faced stigma

The report uses data from various sources and supports SWA’s updated Model Code of Practice: Managing psychosocial hazards at work

Download the full report

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