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  1. Video
    Video

    Diet and mental health

    Watch and learn with Dietitian Dr. Scott Teasdale PhD, as he explains what happens to you and ways to manage your diet to help you on a path to a healthier life.

  2. People's story
    People's story

    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.

  3. Video
    Video

    First Appointment videos

    The First Appointment videos help you be mentally and physically prepared to start treatment with a psychologist, psychiatrist and exercise physiologist.

  4. Video
    Video

    Mell: My decision

    From the age of five years Mell was drawn to action – her favourite character on TV was a female police officer.

  5. Video
    Video

    Dave: Moving forward

    Dave was a NSW Police Force Officer for 12 years before he sustained an injury that lead to his medical retirement.

  6. Article
    Article

    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.

  7. Guide
    Guide

    Managing finances - FAQs

    These frequently asked questions (FAQs) are related to managing finances as part of the resources and information available for NSW Police Officers transitioning to a new career.

  8. Guide
    Guide

    Your entitlements

    The following information provides general advice on the entitlements that may be available to NSW Police Officers depending on their capacity for work.

  9. Guide
    Guide

    No capacity for work

    You have had your last day of service with NSW Police and you remain certified as having no capacity for work.

  10. Guide
    Guide

    Capacity for work outside of NSW Police

    You are unable to return to work with NSW Police, however your treatment providers have certified you as having some capacity for work outside of the NSWPF.

  11. Guide
    Guide

    Working in a new career

    General advice on the entitlements that may be available to NSW Police Officers transitioning to working new career.

  12. Guide
    Guide

    Earning Capacity Assessment

    An Earning Capacity Assessment is performed to determine the appropriate weekly pay rate for a worker whose circumstances are described in Section 40A of the 1987 Act.

  13. Article
    Article

    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...

  14. Article
    Article

    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.

  15. Article
    Article

    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.

  16. Article
    Article

    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...

  17. Article
    Article

    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.

  18. Article
    Article

    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...

  19. Article
    Article

    Love technology. Love people more

    Customer centricity for us means using technology where we can to improve customer experience.

  20. Article
    Article

    Pathways to new careers

    Sometimes, getting your life back after injury means taking a different career path.

  21. Article
    Article

    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.

  22. Article
    Article

    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).

  23. Article
    Article

    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.

  24. Article
    Article

    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.

  25. Guide
    Guide

    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...

  26. Guide
    Guide

    Recovery after Trauma Guides

    Find information and support for exposure to traumatic events with EML’s Recovery After Trauma booklets

  27. Guide
    Guide

    PTSD guidelines

    EML’s world-first guidelines continue to help emergency service workers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

  28. Article
    Article

    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.

  29. Article
    Article

    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...

  30. Article
    Article

    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 ...

  31. People's story
    People's story

    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.

  32. Article
    Article

    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).

  33. Video
    Video

    Improving your mental health through exercise

    Exercise is one of the best things you can do to preserve mental health or recover from mental illness.

  34. Article
    Article

    5 reasons your employees don’t care about safety

    While every worker undoubtedly wants to make it home safely at the end of their shift, on a day-to-day basis, it can often appear that ensuring safety is a low priority among st...

  35. Article
    Article

    Case conferencing a psych injury

    As a Return to Work Coordinator, it’s your responsibility to ensure a smooth transition for both the injured employee and the rest of the team involved in the case.

  36. Article
    Article

    Tips for safe and hassle free Christmas parties

    As the year draws to a close, many organisations will be gearing up for their staff Christmas parties, a much needed break for all concerned and a chance for employees to get to...

  37. Article
    Article

    Beating the back to work blues

    We spend all year looking forward to the end of it, with many workers planning holidays or at least some quality time with the family over the Christmas period.

  38. Article
    Article

    Keeping up with your New Year's Resolutions

    New year's resolutions - we all make them, but few of us stick to them.

  39. Article
    Article

    Taking care in the heat

    There’s no doubt about it, this summer has been a hot one!

  40. Article
    Article

    Should I get help? When stress and anxiety just won’t seem to go away

    Let’s face it, life can be overwhelming at times, especially when things don’t feel quite right at work.

  41. Article
    Article

    NSW support services - for you and your family

    These NSW support services can help you, your family and support network access additional supports to help you get your life back after workplace injury.

  42. Case study
    Case study

    Claims tool innovation trial: PACE project

    Some injured workers with a workers compensation claim are at risk of not returning to work within the expected timeframe, for a range of reasons. The PACE Project helps case ma...

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