Category seven – Best workplace health and wellbeing initiative
NOJA Power manufactures medium and high voltage equipment for power utilities and employs around 150 staff at its Murarrie plant.
The workplace health and wellness initiative 'Safety is important – health is your life' includes strategies that target occupational, social, physical, intellectual and emotional wellness with the goal to see safe, happy, healthy and more productive employees.
The company offers innovative activities that include education days, team sports and social events. These have management support through the allocation of time, funding and resources dedicated to wellness activities.
NOJA's program provides a holistic picture of the injury rates, absenteeism, physical and emotional health of workers. Results from staff satisfaction surveys indicated that:
- 91.3 per cent of employees were satisfied working with NOJA Power
- 97.2 per cent were satisfied with the safe and healthy working environment
- 82.5 per cent agreed that the health and wellbeing initiative helped him/her and their families.
NOJA Power was the first private organisation in Queensland to be awarded gold recognition in the 'Healthier. Happier. Workplaces.' scheme and this status has been maintained for two years.
NOJA Power updated their canteen and serve fresh fruit daily