Health and safety


In this section you will find a range of reports and resources to help you protect yourself and your colleagues at work, including the NSWNMA’s essential 2013 guide to Work Health and Safety Essentials for Nurses and Midwives and the 2014 Nurses and Midwives Guide to Reasonable Workloads.

Also in this section is the Garling Report and news about workers compensation in NSW.

Nurses Stress Management Booklet

The must read booklet for nurses dealing with stressful environments. This booklet is intended to heighten awareness of the mental health needs of nurses and provide useful exercises to assist nurses to manage stress at work. Nurses Stress Management...

Stressful Workplaces Need A Strong Union

Individual remedies are no solution to job-related stress. Nurses who suffer job-related stress should get together to try to change unsatisfactory working conditions rather than rely on individual solutions. That’s the advice from a panel of e...