Health is defined by Safe Work Australia as both physical and psychological health. Associate Partner – Audit, Todd Dewey, discusses the responsibilities of employers when managing the health and well being of their workers.
Answers to these questions can often be obtained through a survey, focus groups or interviews. Through adopting this approach to assessing employee wellbeing programs, internal audit will be able to assist the organisation to assess program effectiveness.
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