Month: August 2016

The Importance of Workstation Ergonomics

Employers may commonly believe that only employees with physical, labour-intensive roles are at risk of sustaining a manual handling injury. However, those who spend the majority of their day completing office based roles are also at risk of manual handling injuries such as repetitive strain injuries or musculoskeletal disorders of the back, neck, shoulders and…

Navigating the Accident Compensation Conciliation Service (ACCS)

Are you getting the best outcomes to suit ‘YOUR’ business? The Conciliation process via the ACCS can be a minefield for both workers and employers. Do you properly understand this process and do you understand the outcomes?   a) that best suit ‘YOUR’ business?; and   b) that may potentially cause a significant financial burden…