The health of a workplace is considered through many a lens: its operations, procedures, infrastructure, equipment and people (to name a few). In the broader sense, Dr Rebecca Loudoun’s research looks at how these aspects are managed. We spent five minutes with Rebecca to learn a little more… In what area/s does your current research […]
SNAPO indicators – a catchy acronym used in health circles for behavioural risk factors associated with cardiovascular and other chronic diseases: Smoking, Nutrition, Alcohol, Physical activity, and Overweight and obesity. A team of researchers, led by WOW’s Dr Rebecca Loudoun, surveyed 186 workers on six new or refurbishing mixed residential, office and retail building sites operated by the same firm around Brisbane […]
Equal employment opportunity in Australia’s construction industry: design, implementation and outcomes
The equal employment opportunity (EEO) agenda, although applied and enforced in a variety of ways worldwide, is underpinned by legislation and organisational policies that seek to reduce the domination of males in senior and management positions by increasing women’s participation. In typically male-dominated industries and occupations such as construction however, women continue to be under-presented […]
Griffith Business School seminar to examine use of energy drinks by building employees.