Driven by the constant pressure to increase productivity, The Age newspaper Melbourne reports that mental health issues has now overtaken physical injury as the top cause for lengthy periods of absence.
The article says "Workers off sick with a job-related mental disorder take an average of 10.8 weeks off, and experts say workplace bullying and harassment, as well as heavy workloads, are leading to the rise in mental stress claims."
Another reason why organisations need to invest in ongoing computer productivity training and not just once off "hits".
Read the full article at The Age
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After all, life is too short to be too stressed....