|Case Study Company||Industry||Chronic Disease Risk Factors Addressed *|
|Scentre Group: From little things, big things grow||Construction||X||X||X||X|
|Carlton and United Breweries: A targeted approach||Manufacturing||X||X||X|
|Goodna State School: Staff wellbeing team||Government: education||X||X||X|
|Ipswich State High School: Health and wellbeing||Government: education||X||X||X|
|Australian Bureau of Statistics: Good work design||Government||X|
|Queensland Museum Network: Health and wellbeing at work||Statutory Authority||X||X||X||X|
|Seqwater: Be Healthy Be Wealthy program||Statutory Authority||X||X||X||X|
|Transdev Brisbane Ferries: Safety starts with YOU: Be fitter, be safer||Transport||X||X||X|
|Russell Transport: Mental health initiative||Transport||X|
|Bus Queensland: Linking with community organisations – a low cost health and wellbeing program||Transport||X||X||X|
|Feros Care: Fitness at Feros Forever||Health care and social services||X||X|
|CQ Nurse: A proactive and holistic health conscious approach||Health care and social services||X||X||X|
* Chronic disease risk factors S: Smoking, N: Poor Nutrition, A: Harmful alcohol consumption, P: Physical Inactivity, O: Obesity, M: Poor mental health
Recognising business benefits of worker health
- Seqwater: Work health strengthens your business
- Work health - strengthens your business from leadership perspective
Integration of safety, health and wellbeing
Work health through partnership
Healthy Work. Healthy You
These films include an introduction to energy balance by University of Queensland experts and four case studies of Australian companies. The case studies show how blue-collar workers face challenges to healthy lifestyles and building active living and good dietary choices into their lives. A final film presents management perspectives, and highlights how effective leadership can facilitate healthy choices at work.
Safe Work and Return to Work Awards – Winner
- Category six – Best demonstrated leadership in work health and safety: Scentre Group Design and Construction
- Serious about grazier safety webinar series. This webinar series guides you to develop simple safety management system.
- Queensland construction work health forum 2016 podcasts: Who is at risk of sitting too much in the construction industry?
Eight projects totaling $1.7million were facilitated by HWI during 2011-2015 to implement and evaluate research interventions addressing chronic disease risk factors in three of the priority industries – construction, rural and remote industry and transport workplaces.
|Construction||RMIT University||The research project considered environmental and organisational aspects of health promotion programs, focusing on mental health and physical activity.|
|Construction||Griffith University||Targeted nutrition intake and eating habits; consisted of three distinct areas of health promotion – readiness for change, behavioural change therapy and safety culture.|
|Agriculture||Diabetes Queensland and Growcom: “Live Well Farm Well”||This project was to test and evidence-based workplace wellness model in agricultural industries to reduce the lifestyle risk factors for chronic disease in regional, rural and remote Queensland.|
|Agriculture||Royal Flying Doctors Service (RFDS): “Fit for Field”||The aim of this project was to expand the current evidence base on RFDS Field Days in effectively reducing chronic disease risk in remote central and south west Queensland agricultural workers.|
|Transport||University of Queensland: “Shifting Gears”||This project tested the impact a smartphone intervention had on the physical activity and healthy dietary choices of Queensland local delivery and long haul truck drivers.|
|Transport||Queensland University of Technology||Interventions focused on improving truck drivers’ access to healthy food options and increasing physical activity.|
|Transport||Connetica||Intervention targeted physical activity and nutrition included in: Workplace healthy audit and Healthy worker policy, focus groups and workplace survey.|
|Transport||Rhealth: “On the road project”||The goal of the project: design, deliver and evaluate a three month pilot intervention across three transport industry workplaces to reduce chronic disease risk.|
|All industries||University of Queensland: "BeUpstanding Champion Toolkit"||This ongoing project is the development of an online champion toolkit to assist workplaces to reduce sedentary time of workers. The pilot project conducted proved a feasible tool to implement in the workplace.|
Recognition case studies
Queensland Safe Work and Return to Work Awards
Have a look at the various case studies on Healthier. Happier. Workplaces.
Share how your workplace is addressing worker health
We invite Queensland workplaces to share how their workplace is addressing worker health including overcoming barriers and challenges.
If you would like to share your story and promote your work health and wellbeing initiative as a case study please contact us.
- Last updated
- 11 October 2018