Boosting Employee Health

  • Team sport is a fun way to get fit this summer For many, team sports are a fundamental part of growing up and school life. So how come so many decide to leave team sport in the playground? Sure, it’s harder to f...

  • What if improving the health of your people was also good business? We know that offering health and wellbeing programs is the ‘right thing to do’. We need to look after our people and keep them healthy and sa...

  • Beyond zero harm I recently had a “Hallelujah” moment in a phone call from a large manufacturing company. The caller said: “Steve, we’re having injuries, 10 so far this year, mainly strains and sprains because...

  • Kicking health goals on site! In February, WFR started delivering a Healthy Lifestyle Program at two of IGO's Mining Operations, Nova and Jaguar, and the Corporate Office. WFR's Exercise Physiologists Toni, Noell...

  • Enter the new year feeling healthy, not heavy! Can you relate to having a slightly larger waist-line when the New Year rolls around? On average Australians gain 0.8-1.5kg over the Christmas period and research ...

  • The crew getting on-board with Fitness programs Views from a fitness centre don't get more interesting than on the POSH Arcadia. WFR staff get to enjoy the views from one of three fitness centres spread throug...

  • Renewed with Riva!

    04/01/2017

    Boddington gold mine on a health kick... Newmont Boddington Gold Mine staff have an extra kick in their step this month with almost 100 employees taking part in Riva! Riva is WFRs premium nutrition based challeng...

  • Sleepiness Epidemic

    03/01/2017

    Are your supervisors equipped to manage fatigued staff... A new report by the Sleep Health Foundation released earlier this year, shows that Australia's 'epidemic' of sleep deprivation is effecting productivity, saf...

  • Shell Tankers Australia embark on a health program Shell Tankers Australia (STAPL) started working with WFR early in 2014 in order to create a wellness strategy for their North West Fleet. STAPL aimed to roll out...

  • Being tired is a normal part of a busy day. It a normal response to physical exertion, mental strain, stress or lack of energy. However, sleepiness, especially during the daytime, is not normal. If you are tir...