Heath Williams is an osteopath who frequently lectures on topics such as exercise rehabilitation, ergonomics and clinical education. He’s also the director of Corporate Work Health Australia, a provider of corporate health, safety and wellness advice.
In this episode, Heath and Yianni focus on what workplace health means and what the responsibilities of an employer are in a changing workplace landscape. Heath also shares his vision of an ideal workplace.
- Workplace injuries are a massive nationwide problem for Australia, costing more than $61 billion annually.
- Given workplace injuries are a problem for Australia, it’s just a matter of time before most employers transcend regulatory compliance and start to proactively support employee health and wellness.
- Given that the definition of a ‘workplace’ is rapidly expanding and now covers diverse and remote working environments, it can be challenging to know where employers responsibilities for their workers’ safety begins and ends.
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