WA based Injury Matters has launched a new resource called Mental and Physical Safety on our Roads (MaPS on our Roads) in a bid to improve the mental and physical safety of truckies across the state.
Held annually, Frasers Livestock Transport’s ‘Yarn in the Yard’ event is a chance for the business to get its team together to focus on the physical and mental health of its drivers.
Coles and the Transport Workers Union have signed a charter on standards in road transport and the gig economy focusing on safety, driver education and mental health. Read more
Do you ever wonder how you are going to get through it all? All the information that is coming at you every day. So much of it irrelevant, so much false caring from companies who you really don’t want or need to hear from, so much repetitive garbage about COVID-19. Do we need any of this?
The mental health of Australians has dominated much of the medical and wellbeing discussions about COVID-19, which is fair enough considering the impact of lockdowns, restrictions on movement, and stress about loss of jobs and income on our communities.
A program to train thousands of transport workers to support colleagues with mental health problems will be rolled out nationally after a successful pilot project. Read more
ATA Live is currently underway, with the topic of supporting mental health brought to the fore. MaxiTRANS Managing Director and CEO Dean Jenkins and R U OK? ambassador Barry Du Bois discuss the importance of getting the conversation started and asking R U OK?
MaxiTRANS has raised another $15,000 for ‘R U OK? Day, through an annual initiative that seeks to raise funds for the mental health and suicide prevention campaign.
The Victorian Transport Association (VTA) is among 26 organisations to secure a share in $5.9 million of Commonwealth funding under Round 5 of the Australian Government’s Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative.
After more than two years in the making, the first single national industry-wide approach to tackling mental health and wellbeing was officially launched today. Read more