Resources for workers, their families and employers to assist with prevention and recovery from work-related psychological injury or mental illness.
PTSD in Emergency Services
Resources for workers and clinicians to help protect emergency service workers from the impacts of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mental illness.
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Owning your injury – Chris and Robyn’s story
Chris’s life changed in an instant when he was involved in a serious car accident while on the job as an arborist.
First Appointment videos
The First Appointment videos help you be mentally and physically prepared to start treatment with a psychologist, psychiatrist and exercise physiologist.
Work it out - PTSD & emergency services
Physical activity plays an important role not only in maintaining mental wellbeing but managing the symptoms of mental injury, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Mental health workers compensation claim: guide for employers
Ways to support an employee who has sustained a psychological injury at work, whether it’s ok to ask an employee about their mental health history, and providing a mentally heal...
Career progression after a mental health workers compensation claim
Career progression after a psychological injury: what to consider before lodging a claim, returning to work after time away, and looking for your next job.
Preventing disability with PGAP
Chronic pain and long-term injury are among Australia’s most expensive health problems and a significant cause of people being unable to return to work.
Good for people. Good for business
EML uses NPS to understand how our customers perceive us and how we can refine our business model to improve the customer experience.
Family support for injured workers
When injury strikes, it impacts not only the injured person, but the people around them – most significantly, their family. And it’s usually their family who can have the most i...
Our commitment to the environment
Our environmental commitment takes into consideration people, buildings, what waste is produced and future needs. We grow our business responsibly.
Pathways to new careers
Sometimes, getting your life back after injury means taking a different career path.
The benefits are mutual
EML is a mutual organisation, which means we reinvest a percentage of funds into research, initiatives and tools that benefit our employer customers (‘Members’ to us).
Taking steps to better manage employee mental health
One in five Australians is expected to experience mental illness at some point in their lives. There are steps employers can take to prevent and better manage mental injuries in...
Love technology. Love people more
Customer centricity for us means using technology where we can to improve customer experience.
Gauging mental health in the workplace - it starts at the top
EML’s Principal Consultant Anna Feringa discusses stress, and more particularly, mental health in the workplace.
Focus on making Police career transition easier
When it comes to police officers leaving the job due to injury, the organisation’s strength can create a challenge.
A Firefighter’s Career Transition
NSW Firefighter Greg Williams shares his career transition experience, its impacts on mental health and the value of family support.
PTSD expert guidelines: a clinicians summary
For clinicians of emergency service workers with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This summary of the expert guidelines gives you the gold-standard in diagnosis and treatm...
Recovery after Trauma Guides
Find information and support for exposure to traumatic events with EML’s Recovery After Trauma booklets
EML’s world-first guidelines continue to help emergency service workers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Delivering leading treatments for PTSD in emergency services
In Australia, there are approximately 80,000 full time emergency services personnel who play a critical role in protecting and helping people and communities in need.
Benefits of exercise in supporting PTSD
It is widely accepted that exercise and physical activity can help reduce the symptoms of mental illness, but people who are living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) fa...
Apps for wellbeing
Humans are not designed to be sedentary, socially isolated creatures and as a result of high pressure, high stress, fast paced lifestyles our brains and our bodies often do not ...
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Seriously injured: Jed and Cheryl’s story
Jed still remembers being stuck under the machine he was operating to dig fence posts on a construction site. The workplace accident required amputation of part of his left leg.