Welcome to the Fit for Work Podcast. The place to be if you’re a health, safety or HR professional and leader wanting to take YOUR workplace from GOOD… to GREAT. The Fit for Work Podcast will serve you up a weekly FEAST of thought leadership, business resources and real-world examples of what’s working and not working in workplaces. Eavesdrop on conversations with professionals in the Workplace Health, Safety and Leadership spaces along with researchers, educators and front-line staff from both white and blue collar, private and public workplaces. Learn the latest trends and practical tools to boost health, happiness, safety, engagement and productivity in your workplace. Let's be part of the solution in taking your workplace from good to GREAT!
046 Walking the talk
Welcome to this special episode of the Fit for Work Podcast. This episode will wrap up Season 2, where we’ve enjoyed 6 months of guests and topics that I hope have helped scratch your health, safety and leadership itches. We’ll be taking a break for a little while and endeavour to return to your ears […]
045 Learning from lived experience
What could we learn by sharing lived-experiences of mental illness? What difference would it make if leaders shared their own struggles with anxiety or depression? What practical ways can we reduce stigma and promote a safe space at work? In this episode I speak with Jerome Doraisamy who’s a Lawyer, author and lecturer. Following his […]
044 Training with the human in mind
*Are you a death by power point kind of health and safety trainer? *When was the last time you revamped your induction to include blended learning to actually engage the mere human? *Do you employ tech and gamification to boost engagement and track physical and psychological safety outcomes? In this episode I chat with Dr […]
043 Mentally Healthy Workplaces with SafeWork NSW
Why focus on mental health at work? What’s the state of workplace mental health in NSW? What are the most compelling evidence-based interventions? In this episode, I invite back on the show Jim Kelly, Director of Health and RTW for SafeWork NSW. We chat through the launch of the Mentally Healthy Workplaces Initiative and the Regulators intentions for increased […]
042 Key levers for optimum performance
What common language can we use to bridge cultures in health and safety? What do you do when leading a global team who don’t see risks that we Aussie WHS professionals think are obvious? What can safety look like in sedentary or lower risk work environments? Wendy Demarte has spent almost a decade championing the […]
041 A PsychSafe Utopia – can it exist?
Have you ever experienced a workplace bully and not known how to handle them? Have you worked out how to give a voice to your values and stand up for what you feel is right at work? Do you know your individual risk factors or that of your team which could lead to poor mental […]
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Bringing Energy and Passion to WHS
You are a breath of fresh air in this space - although I've been out of the WHS for several years, I don't get the sense that the new world is being used as well as it can be. Congratulations on a great series and having the courage to do something different. I'm sure many will connect in with your energy and passion.