Physical WHS

Physical Hazards

A physical hazard is defined as “a factor within the environment that can harm the body without necessarily touching it.”

At GB we recognise the importance for employers to reduce physical hazards in the workplace.

Follow the links below to find out more about:

  • Hearing protection –  This article provides seven easy ways to help you protect your employees against hearing damage.
  • Eyestrain at work – In this article, we discuss the factors causing eye strain at work, signs and symptoms and a guideline to prevent digital eye strain.
  • Burnout – This article outlines the steps your organisation can take to reduce employee burnout.
  • The sleep-exercise cycle – This article discusses the importance of sleep and exercise for your employees.
  • Maintaining engagement with injured workers – This article provides tips to help you maintain engagement with your injured worker.
  • Chronic pain – This article discusses the signs and symptoms of chronic pain and how employers can help.
  • Employee recovery – This article provides some tips from WorkSafe to get your employee back to work.
  • Workplace fatigue – In this article, we discuss the most common reasons for the mid-afternoon slump and what tips you and your employees can take to beat the impending fog.

Read more about the strategies you can implement to support your team in our blog.