Safe and sound: reducing injury in the workplace

Help to keep your workplace and workers safe

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Measuring what matters in workplace health and wellbeing

Health leaders explore best practice in improving employee health, setting data and evaluation standards.

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Supporting healthier minds

Raising awareness on World Mental Health day

See what Bupa have done to help raise awareness of mental health issues in workplaces across Australia.

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Are you a ‘sleep smart’ workplace?

Sleep is crucial to our productivity, safety, health and wellbeing, but it isn’t always on our priority list.

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Moving towards a healthier workplace

The cost of physical inactivity and how to promote healthier workplaces.

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Manager’s guide: emotional health in the workplace

Download our guide to help improve your understanding of mental health issues affected by the workplace.

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Mental health issues affect 1 in 5 Australians

Make this October healthier minds month

Use our free resources to help promote positive mental health practices in your workplace.

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Sun safety in the silly season

With Australia experiencing one of the highest skin cancer rates in the world, put sun protection and education on top

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Taking stock of your workplace health in the New Year

A guide to making improvements in the new year for your people, action plans and more.

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Surviving the silly season

5 things to be prepared for in your workplace to promote a safer and healthier approach to festive celebrations.

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Standing up for those who sit down

In an age of hot-desking, role-sharing and ‘the office of everywhere’, help your people by creating an ergonomically-savvy workspace.

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Lack of sleep costs $3billion a year

Information tailored exclusively for the over-tired.

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Moving towards a healthier workplace

The cost of physical inactivity and how to promote healthier workplaces.

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Meet Theo born at 25 weeks

Find out why our member Perlita wanted to share her Bupa story.

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Four ways to foster a tooth-friendly workplace

Preventable oral diseases such as tooth decay and gum disease cost Australian businesses around one million work days every year.

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Sleep – The essential ingredient

One of the best things we can do for our mental and physical health, free of charge.

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The work of pain management

A workplace can enhance the success of self-management approaches for people suffering from chronic pain.

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Working with pain

Working with chronic pain can have a serious impact on a person’s well-being, as well as the people around them.

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Vaccinations and why they matter

World Immunisation Week aims to promote the use of vaccines worldwide to protect all people against preventable diseases.

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Summer is the best time to plan for winter flu

A prevalent flu season in the northern hemisphere is a strong indicator of things to come this winter.

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The Bupa Heart Age survey results are in

A person’s job has been found to be related to their heart age, see which industries are affected most.

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12 days of Christmas member offer

12 days, 23 prizes! Share with your employees with Bupa health insurance.

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How to get your team thinking about workplace risks

Raise awareness in your workplace this National Safe Work Month.

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We’re supporting the McGrath Foundation this October

Breast health awareness may be high but risk factor knowledge seems low. Help change this.

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Asthma awareness is everyone’s business

Three simple steps to help make sure those with asthma are safe at work.

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Discussing domestic violence policies in the workplace

Thought leaders discuss what businesses can do to help provide a supportive and protective culture.

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Bupa skin check results in a great escape

An employee shares his skin check story and what he refers to as his great escape.

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Bupa invests in ‘TripAdvisor’ for healthcare

nib, Bupa, and HBF to invest in the development of Whitecoat, the leading Australian healthcare directory.

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Brush up on dental health

During dental health week, we explore how dental health can affect your business.

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Help your employees avoid getting sick

Share these short videos so your employees can be informed on how best to avoid getting sick.

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Your employees can start getting well sooner

If your people find themselves sick after hours, 13SICK, National Home Doctor Service can help.

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Reasons to encourage exercise during winter

Some pointers to help get your people up and moving during winter.

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The cost of presenteeism to your business

It’s the counterpart to absenteeism, and it can decrease a person’s productivity by more than one third.

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Why sitting is considered the new smoking

Reasons and tips to encourage employees to move more during the workday.

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Looking after Australia’s health

The role of the workplace in preventative health strategies.

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Introducing workplace health strategy

Preventative health checks can lead to better health outcomes for your workforce.

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Workplace health and cancer

Learn how employers can make working with cancer work.

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A guide to setting employee health goals

Check out how you can help your employees refocus on health goals and encourage a sustainable approach to healthy living.

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How killing time saved a life

How attending a Bupa event saved a life.

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The importance of regular health check ups

Preventative health checks can lead to better health outcomes for your workforce.

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Helping your employees protect their skin

Help your employees understand how to check and protect their skin from too much exposure to the sun.

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Skin cancer screenings

Learn how employers can play an important role in helping people find skin cancer early.

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Four ways to foster a tooth-friendly workplace

Preventable oral diseases such as tooth decay and gum disease cost Australian businesses around one million work days every year.

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Why winter is a great time for skin checks

The more you think about it, the more it makes sense.

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Measuring what matters in workplace health and wellbeing

Health leaders explore best practice in improving employee health, setting data and evaluation standards.

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Worker in factory with industrial hook and chains

Are you a ‘sleep smart’ workplace?

Sleep is crucial to our productivity, safety, health and wellbeing, but it isn’t always on our priority list.

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What is workplace social connectedness, and why does it matter?

How feeling like you’re part of the team can affect workplace performance.

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How we are offering more value for our members

Learn more about our member rewards program - Bupa Plus.

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Bupa’s 2017 wellbeing edit

Download our latest report where leading experts and businesses share their perspectives on the most important workplace wellbeing themes.

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Helping your employees avoid the LHC

Help your employees make informed decisions about quality health cover.

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How to navigate our mental health services

How to approach having the right conversations with your employees about mental health

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Preparing for June

Those turning 31 this year need hospital cover to avoid or minimise the Lifetime Health Cover loading.

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Planning the rest of 2017

Your calendar showing what health content you can expect and when you should book in employee services.

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Free health tools for your people

Bupa have developed a suite of easy-to-use tools and guides to help keep your employees’ health in shape.

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Message from Dr Dwayne Crombie, Managing Director, Health Insurance

On whether health insurance is worth the cost, improving affordability and what we’re doing for members.

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Empowering workplaces to deliver their wellness strategy

The Bupa workplace health team are becoming Workplace Health Association Australia certified practitioners.

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Top tips to run a successful wellbeing expo

Diana Black, Bupa’s employee health and wellbeing manager shares her thoughts on making your event a success.

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The Change Model and your wellbeing strategy

How to satisfy those who could be at any stage of the model during your initiatives.

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Why do premiums go up each year?

Become better informed about the key factors contributing to health insurance premium rises every year, and help your employees prepare

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Help us help you

Complete our survey to help us continue to improve this site.

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Two steps to a more compassionate workplace

Spoiler alert, the first step starts with you.

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Ways to build positive relationships in your workplace

Five tips to get started in promoting strong lasting relationships at work.

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Why compassion could be a better motivator for your team

What makes a compassionate approach a recipe for success.

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Bupa health cover with a plus

How Bupa can assist your people in achieving these 3 popular resolutions – healthier eating, exercise, quitting smoking.

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Get your people started with a plus

Three ways you can help employees get their best(healthiest) foot forward in 2017.

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Your 2017 workplace health strategy

Our workplace health solutions manager discusses what expertise we can provide and what trends are in store for 2017.

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Addressing the rise of chronic disease in your workplace

Around 50% percent of Australians now live with chronic disease, what does this mean for making your workplace healthier.

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Three ways to create positive changes within your people

Because self-motivation works better when you think it was your idea to begin with.

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Counting down to your wellbeing program

8 practical ways you can help ensure a successful launch.

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Participation vs. engagement

The difference between doing something because you have to and doing it because you want to.

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How to engage for change

Bupa’s Health and Wellbeing manager shares tips for making a workplace more engaged with health.

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Implement your wellbeing strategy successfully

11 things you can do right now to give your initiative a boost.

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7 questions to ask yourself before you start a wellbeing movement

Give your initiative a better chance of success by answering the following.

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Bupa gets healthier at work

Our global approach to workplace health is launched.

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Our passion for health and wellness

Bupa's managing director looks at the case for investing in workplace health.

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Preparing for difficult conversations at work

How to deliver a clear assertive message whilst keeping your people on side.

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How Lloyds International structure their workplace health across multiple locations

Bupa talk to Kelly McNamara at Lloyds International.

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Is a balanced workplace a cost or a benefit?

Help your employees find work-life balance in their everyday life.

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Supporting healthier minds

Raising awareness on World Mental Health day

See what Bupa have done to help raise awareness of mental health issues in workplaces across Australia.

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Worker in factory with industrial hook and chains

Are you a ‘sleep smart’ workplace?

Sleep is crucial to our productivity, safety, health and wellbeing, but it isn’t always on our priority list.

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Woman at work anxiously checking her phone

Manager’s guide: emotional health in the workplace

Download our guide to help improve your understanding of mental health issues affected by the workplace.

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Mental health issues affect 1 in 5 Australians

Make this October healthier minds month

Use our free resources to help promote positive mental health practices in your workplace.

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Signs that stress may be a problem

Nine signs that may indicate an individual is stressed and may need help.

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Encourage supportive conversations on R U OK? Day

R U OK? Day is a reminder to reflect on our mental health, and check in with colleagues.

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Time to put Mum first

Introducing our new tool that helps mums and mums-to-be look after their emotional wellbeing.

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Mental health stats in the workplace

Australia's mental health landscape and the cost to businesses.

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Workplace stress management strategies for business managers

What are the signs and causes of stress and how can your business introduce workplace stress management strategies to help.

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Is your workplace ok – R U OK?Day

14th September is R U OK?Day, find out how you can get involved.

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Overcome the winter blues in your office

If the mood is feeling low in your organisation, here are some tips to help lighten it.

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Sleep – The essential ingredient

One of the best things we can do for our mental and physical health, free of charge.

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How to navigate our mental health services

How to approach having the right conversations with your employees about mental health

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Technology overload and the link to depression

Could technology be impacting the mental health of your people? Here’s why a digital detox could help.

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Supporting colleagues with depression

Enable your people to support colleagues who may have depression.

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Understanding the difference between anxiety and depression

Dr Pablo Vandenabeele, Clinical Director for Mental Health at Bupa UK, explains why anxiety and depression are often a pair.

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Keeping brains healthier at work

With brain awareness week in March, we look at ways we can help our brain health in the workplace.

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Using mindfulness to alleviate stress

Why many are turning to mindfulness to help reduce stress and improve productivity.

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Working in the zone

Exploring what we mean by being in flow and how we can get there.

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What is resilience?

We spoke to Stuart Haydock, organisational psychologist, on ways to manage stress and anxiety through resilience.

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Is your team talking about mental health?

We interview Mark Dean, the founder of En Masse to discuss mental health issues affecting the workplace.

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How mindlessness is sabotaging your leadership

Global Director of People Engagement & Experience shares her insights on the role of mindfulness in the workplace.

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Tips for starting a conversation

Asking "are you okay?" isn’t always easy for individuals, here are some resources to help them.

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Bupa prepares for mental health month

World Mental Health Day is on 10 October; see how Bupa is preparing to raise awareness with our people.

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Stress reducing strategies for business managers

If your people are stressed, there are ways you may be able to help them better cope.

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Businesses support work-life balance

Businesses are missing out by not empowering employees to manage the demands of work in balance with individual wellbeing.

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Recognising and supporting mental health problems in your organisation

Research shows that taking care of your employees’ mental health does pay off.

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Growing your people to flourish

A workplace that promotes flourishing creates a happier and more productive workforce.

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Exercise as a means to boost mental wellbeing

Facilitating physical activity in your workforce makes economic sense!

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Using mindfulness for increasing productivity

Allowing employees a few minutes ‘time out’ to refocus during the work day can improve wellbeing in the workplace.

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Preventing the costs of back pain

It is estimated around 3.7million Australians are living with chronic pain, and many are of working age.

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Factors involved in designing a healthy work environment

Addressing environmental health and safety issues for your workforce can go a long way.

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Safe and sound: reducing injury in the workplace

Help to keep your workplace and workers safe

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Nothing compares to quality health cover

Help your employees become better informed about private health cover and understand the benefits of Bupa.

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We talk with a global healthy workplace award winner

See what Dr Vicki Ashton, Chief Medical Officer for Monash University says is the catalyst for success.

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Winter illness and your business

See our infographic for a summary of the stats.

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Does your business need a shot in the arm?

It’s flu season, which means days off work and potentially a big headache for businesses.

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How to promote health in the workplace

An introduction to why workplace health in the organisation is important.

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Why do premiums go up each year?

Become better informed about the key factors contributing to health insurance premium rises every year, and help your employees prepare

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Bupa health cover with a plus

How Bupa can assist your people in achieving these 3 popular resolutions – healthier eating, exercise, quitting smoking.

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