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Why & How to conduct a Fatigue Risk Assessment ?

Many workers are exposed to a variety of fatigue hazards such as extended work hours, shift work, high ...

Home Ergonomics – Planning a ‘New Normal’ in your Organisation? This will help

It's broadly accepted that after the pandemic, we're likely to see many people and organisations continue to embrace ...

Would you like to create a plan to transform the Health and Wellbeing of your Workforce?

Implementing health and wellbeing programs can be challenging but there is potential for huge benefit. As you know, ...

Managing heat stress risk – is your organisation doing enough?

On January 2nd 1960, Oodnadatta airport in South Australia registered a daytime temperature of 50.7oC degrees Celsius, the ...
Onsite physiotherapy - Newcastle & Hunter Region

Ethos Health establish another onsite clinic in the Hunter Valley

Ethos Health are happy to announce we are partnering with Mangoola Coal to provide regular onsite physiotherapy and ...
Staff profile Karen Barnett

Staff profile: Karen Barnett

When and how did you start working for Ethos Health? After returning to Australia from living overseas for ...

ReShape your organisation – health and wellness strategy workshop

Implementing a health and wellness strategy can be challenging but there is potential for huge benefit. As you ...

Heat stress and heat-related illness

The last month has seen unprecedented hot weather across Australia, which has raised the risk of heat-related illness. ...

Top 5 Health and Wellbeing Workshops for your Organisation

1. Rethink the Sugary Drinks 45 minutes, Onsite Sugar sweetened beverages are contributing the most added sugar to ...

Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group Health Program Case Study

If you would like to discuss and develop a health and well-being strategy for your organisation please contact ...

Active Workstation Ergonomics – What are the Benefits?

One of the biggest health issues in Western cultures in recent times is sedentary behaviour (costs associated with ...

Making significant differences to health of employees

Our CEO Dr Trent Watson presented on a panel at Newcastle Business Club event on Tuesday 7 May ...

Workplace Health = Workplace Wealth

Organisations are increasingly recognising that managing the health and safety of their workforce is good business. Employees spend ...

Winners of the HSEC Conference Health Excellence Award

Ethos Health congratulates Thiess Mt Owen for winning the New South Wales Mineral Council's (NSWMC) coveted Health Excellence ...

Linking Body Fat and Musculoskeletal Pain

The association between body fat percentage and pain is significant and complex. It may be a more useful ...

Workplace Health Programs: Australian research leading a global movement

There is much discussion about the potential benefits of workplace health programs to individuals and the employer. It ...

A snapshot from our CEO – 6 months in review

trent__meeting_client.png Blink! The first six months of 2017 has gone in a flash. Well, this is an attempt ...

RESHAPE: A new frontier in obesity management in NSW mining.

2017_reshape_launch.png The 2017 NSW Mining Health, Safety, Environment and Community conference saw the launch of an industry health ...

Ethos Health’s highlights from the 2017 Mining Conference

mining_conference_2017.png The 2017 NSW Minerals Council Health, Safety, Environment and Community Conference took place at Crowne Plaza Hunter ...

InBody Scan

What is InBody? InBody Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) Technology is a standardised approach to analysing body composition. BIA ...

Driver Fatigue: Is it acceptable to drive when you are tired?

Fatigue has been reported to be four times more likely than drugs or alcohol to affect an individual’s ...

Goodbye to a founder of Ethos Health

screenshot-www.ethoshealth.com.au-2017-11-29-10-21-46.png It’s not often we reserve a newsletter space for a staff member who is leaving (fortunately, we ...

Looking under the bonnet at head office.

kate-email.png Ensuring that Ethos Health provide the best health and safety solutions for our clients’ (such as, AusGrid, ...

CEO Trent Watson: The year in review

trent_mining_conference.JPG   This past year has been an exciting one for us, one that feels like a turning ...

Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace Event – Hunter Business Chamber

trent-nswmining-email.png Poor health impacts on the workplace through reduced workforce participation, reduced performance, reduced productivity and greater absenteeism. ...

Safe Work Workers’ Compensation latest statistics – Injury trends

Safe Work Australia has recently published their latest report on Australian Workers' Compensation statistics, for the 2015-16 period. ...

Meet the workplace consulting team!

manual_handling.png With the new year we have a few new faces, so it seems a good time to ...

Port of Newcastle employees lose 106kgs in 6 weeks

rapid-wight-loss-challenge-port-newcastle.JPG Health and wellbeing challenge As Newcastle is the largest coal exporting harbour in the world it requires ...

CEO Trent Watsons year in review

trent-review-2016.png Well Christmas is nearly here and another year has gone. This time of the year brings with ...

What does a contemporary Fatigue Risk Management System look like?

At what level of fatigue would you want the workforce to stop and take action?Fatigue risk management system ...

Fatigue Risk Management

Why & How to conduct a Fatigue Risk Assessment ?

Many workers are exposed to a variety of fatigue hazards such as extended work hours, shift work, high ...

What does a contemporary Fatigue Risk Management System look like?

At what level of fatigue would you want the workforce to stop and take action?Fatigue risk management system ...

Driver Fatigue: Is it acceptable to drive when you are tired?

Fatigue has been reported to be four times more likely than drugs or alcohol to affect an individual’s ...

Sleep disorders in the workforce

sleep_blog.png The cost of poor sleep Sleep is a restorative function of the body, and inadequate quality or ...

Dr Trent Watson as a caricature.

drawing_of_trent.png Whilst conducting fatigue awareness training in Queensland one attendee showed his appreciation by handing Trent a quick ...

Top 10 Healthy Sleeping Tips

koala_blog.png Like oxygen, water and food; sleep is essential for life, as well as for health and wellbeing. ...
Fatigued Coal Mine Worker

Webinar – How to Manage Fatigue in the Resources Industry?

Peter Standish on behalf of AUSIMM will be conducting a webinar with our very own Trent Watson and ...

Napping at Work…good fatigue strategy or dismissable offence?

napping-blog.png Whilst working alongside many shift working organisations, Dr Trent Watson has had an increasing number of enquiries ...

How to create a fatigue risk management system and resistant culture?

The team at Ethos Health have had the pleasure of being part of Kalari’s national “Stop for Safety ...
Fatigued Coal Mine Worker

A lack of sleep isn’t the only reason we get fatigued

fatigue-email.png Sleep and Fatigue Whilst it is acknowledged that sleep is a significant risk factor, it is not ...

Injury Prevention & Management

Getting Comfortable on the Bike 101

with Dan Lovegrove, Ethos Health physio and cycling nut Physiotherapist Dan Lovegrove is our resident cycling guru - ...
Onsite physiotherapy - Newcastle & Hunter Region

Ethos Health establish another onsite clinic in the Hunter Valley

Ethos Health are happy to announce we are partnering with Mangoola Coal to provide regular onsite physiotherapy and ...

Linking Body Fat and Musculoskeletal Pain

The association between body fat percentage and pain is significant and complex. It may be a more useful ...

Active Workstation Ergonomics – What are the Benefits?

One of the biggest health issues in Western cultures in recent times is sedentary behaviour (costs associated with ...

How serious is getting manual handling right?

As a health and safety professional, what do you class as a manual task related injury? Yes, we ...

Safe Work Workers’ Compensation latest statistics – Injury trends

Safe Work Australia has recently published their latest report on Australian Workers' Compensation statistics, for the 2015-16 period. ...

Home office ergonomics and design

home office.png Working from home? Can good ergonomics and good design co-exist? He might not have the public ...

$585,000 paid to a worker due to poor manual handling instructions

Workplace health and safety is a shared responsibility; per the WHS Act, employers have a duty to identify, ...

Human behaviours increasing the risk of musculoskeletal injuries

movesafe_proposal.png Human beings are creatures of habit. Most activities we perform during our working days are undertaken subconsciously ...

NSW Health share recognises Ethos Health

Ethos Health are providing a customised Manual Handling Training program to Linen and Distribution staff of NSW Health ...

Is too much sitting killing you?

Stand-up-for-your-health_New.jpg How many hours do you sit each day? Being seated for long periods is emerging as one ...

Dance Physiotherapy and Injury Prevention

ballerina_shutterstock_120424846_New.jpg You probably aren’t surprised to hear Dancers suffer foot injuries much more frequently than people in almost ...

Health & Wellbeing

Would you like to create a plan to transform the Health and Wellbeing of your Workforce?

Implementing health and wellbeing programs can be challenging but there is potential for huge benefit. As you know, ...

Home Ergonomics – Planning a ‘New Normal’ in your Organisation? This will help

It's broadly accepted that after the pandemic, we're likely to see many people and organisations continue to embrace ...

Managing heat stress risk – is your organisation doing enough?

On January 2nd 1960, Oodnadatta airport in South Australia registered a daytime temperature of 50.7oC degrees Celsius, the ...

Linking Body Fat and Musculoskeletal Pain

The association between body fat percentage and pain is significant and complex. It may be a more useful ...

Workplace Health Programs: Australian research leading a global movement

There is much discussion about the potential benefits of workplace health programs to individuals and the employer. It ...

ReShape your organisation – health and wellness strategy workshop

Implementing a health and wellness strategy can be challenging but there is potential for huge benefit. As you ...

Heat stress and heat-related illness

The last month has seen unprecedented hot weather across Australia, which has raised the risk of heat-related illness. ...

Top 5 Health and Wellbeing Workshops for your Organisation

1. Rethink the Sugary Drinks 45 minutes, Onsite Sugar sweetened beverages are contributing the most added sugar to ...

Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group Health Program Case Study

If you would like to discuss and develop a health and well-being strategy for your organisation please contact ...

Making significant differences to health of employees

Our CEO Dr Trent Watson presented on a panel at Newcastle Business Club event on Tuesday 7 May ...

Workplace Health = Workplace Wealth

Organisations are increasingly recognising that managing the health and safety of their workforce is good business. Employees spend ...

Winners of the HSEC Conference Health Excellence Award

Ethos Health congratulates Thiess Mt Owen for winning the New South Wales Mineral Council's (NSWMC) coveted Health Excellence ...

Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace Event – Hunter Business Chamber

trent-nswmining-email.png Poor health impacts on the workplace through reduced workforce participation, reduced performance, reduced productivity and greater absenteeism. ...

Port of Newcastle employees lose 106kgs in 6 weeks

rapid-wight-loss-challenge-port-newcastle.JPG Health and wellbeing challenge As Newcastle is the largest coal exporting harbour in the world it requires ...

RESHAPE: A new frontier in obesity management in NSW mining.

2017_reshape_launch.png The 2017 NSW Mining Health, Safety, Environment and Community conference saw the launch of an industry health ...

InBody Scan

What is InBody? InBody Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) Technology is a standardised approach to analysing body composition. BIA ...

RESHAPE Workshop: Summary Report

reshape_logo_1.png On March 21, the RESHAPE workshop was held with representatives from seven organisations from a range of ...

How can organisations get the most out of staff health assessments

health_check_blog.png We’ve had lots of enquiries this year for our employee and executive health assessments, so it’s a ...

Win a FitBit Zip!

Fitbit-Zip.jpg For the next 3 months you have a chance to WIN a FitBit Zip wireless activity tracker ...

Tradie Health Month

Tradies_New.jpg Did you know 33% of males in the construction industry have high blood pressure, and 45% are ...

FREE Pedometer

We’ve all heard the National Heart Foundation’s ’10,000 steps per day’ mantra – a measure of activity for ...

The Key Ingredients for Happiness

Happiness is a fundamental human goal. On the 20 March it was International Happiness Day. The history The ...

Media Release Healthy Weight Week 2014

17-23 February 2014 is Healthy Weight Week. This years theme is healthy cooking. Read our media release and ...

Nutritional Meal Preparation Broken Down

Meal preparation doesn’t need to be about creating exotic meals or making something new and different every meal. ...

NCIG Smash the Ethos Health RAPID Weight Loss Challenge

RAPID is a 6 week weight loss program that Ethos Health runs within workplaces. A relatively new product, ...

Flu season is just around the corner

Influenza is a highly contagious virus that can be prevented in 90% of cases with a simple flu ...

The diabetes time bomb

A recent article in Sydney Morning Herald graphically and accurately portrays the epidemic that is diabetes. Ethos Health ...

Healthy Workers = happy and productive workers

An article in the Hunter Business Review says healthy employees are three times more productive than their colleagues, ...

Obese workers take 88 per cent more sick leave

The link between work absences and obesity is well established, further supported by a recent German study that ...

5 in 6 coal miners now overweight – What’s the plan?

mining-nsw-blog-4.png Ethos Health were proud to be part of this year’s NSW Minerals Council Health Safety and Environment ...