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5 ways to encourage a happy return to the office

5 ways to encourage a happy return to the office While the Government has given the green light for employees to return to working on-site in several states, some workers may be experiencing feelings of uncertainty about this return. So how do you help employees feel safe working in the office? Here’s five recommendations to [...]
The hidden cost of workplace injury and illness

The hidden cost of workplace injury and illness

The hidden cost of workplace injury and illness Health and safety should be top priority for every organisation, but what happens when a workplace accident occurs? We spoke to Mike Verheyen, Head of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) at Winc about some of the direct and hidden costs associated with workplace injury and illness. The [...]
Returning to the office post COVID-19.

Report: Returning to the office post COVID-19.

Returning to the office post COVID-19. Download the report As we move towards 2021, and look to restore Australia’s economy, it’s important to get workplaces across the country humming again when it’s safe to do so. In the first few months of the pandemic, 40% of those who were working from home said they preferred [...]
5 ways to help keep workers safe

5 ways to help keep workers safe

5 ways to help keep workers safe Slippery surfaces, working at heights, dangerous chemicals and sharp objects are all examples of common workplace hazards which could lead to serious injuries. Workplace hazards can be mitigated in a number of ways, but how do employers determine the most effective solutions to safeguard their employees? We spoke [...]
Is your surface really clean? Advice from Winc’s Medical and Health Specialist

Is your surface really clean? Advice from Winc’s Medical and Health Specialist

Is your surface really clean? Advice from Winc’s Medical and Health Specialist Out of sight, out of mind? Not exactly. This year, cleaning practices are increasingly focused on removing invisible bacteria and germs to reduce the spread of infection and provide peace of mind. But how can you be sure that your cleaning practices are [...]
Cleaning vs disinfecting: top tips from Winc’s Medical and Health Specialist

Cleaning vs disinfecting: top tips from Winc’s Medical and Health Specialist

Cleaning vs disinfecting: top tips from Winc’s Medical and Health Specialist Organisations have increased cleaning procedures in the workplace to help prevent the spread of bacteria and viruses. However, it’s crucial to have the right knowledge and tools to achieve an effective clean. We reached out to Terri Goldstein, Medical and Health Specialist at Winc, [...]
The secret to a safe coffee break during COVID-19

4 top tips for workplace kitchens during COVID-19

4 top tips for workplace kitchens during COVID-19 Did you know that in 2019, Australians consumed around 112 million kilos of coffee?1 While we love our coffee breaks, during a global pandemic, many businesses are making changes to the workplace kitchen to provide a safe environment for employees to relax. Here’s how you can help [...]

Are jet air dryers blowing your good hygiene practices?

Are jet air dryers blowing your good hygiene practices? In a time when hand hygiene is at the forefront of keeping safe in the workplace, we spoke to the experts at Kimberly Clark Professional about why single-use paper hand towels are the most effective, and most hygienic, hand-drying solution1. Is there a hygiene issue with [...]
How to select a monitor for your remote workers – a buyer’s guide

How to select a monitor for your remote workers – a buyer’s guide

How to select a monitor for your remote workers – a buyer’s guide It’s no surprise that the demand for monitors has grown vastly since the surge of remote working at the beginning of 2020. More organisations around Australia have kicked into gear to provide employees with the right equipment for an ergonomic home set [...]
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Never going back – Winc research reveals 40% of remote workers want to stay home

Never going back – Winc research reveals 40% of remote workers want to stay home. Since the nationwide shift to flexible working in March, Winc has been collecting information from organisations around the country to identify current and predicted future ways of working. Here are three findings we discovered. FINDING 1: 40% of those currently [...]