To fight against the “sickie” Canon Australia, an Australian digital imaging and printing solutions provider, introduced a new system to reduce short term absence. When employees became sick, instead of calling their manager they were required to phone a call centre, staffed by nurses. These nurses evaluated the illness, offered advice and if necessary, recommended a return to work meeting or passed the call on to a psychologist in cases of stress or mental illness. The system discouraged ...

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9.6.5 Manage workplace cleanliness, health & safety
9.6.3 Develop work & family work/life support systems
9.6.4 Manage & administer employee benefits

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