Synopsis

This research program will provide original insights into aspects of employment which help or harm health, and what enables some people to escape the harm that others experience. This will provide vital information to underpin policies designed to gain the benefits of a flexible workplace with minimum harm to workers.

 

Contact

Fran Baum

 

Project Staff

Grant investigators

S Richardson, F Baum, A Kavanagh, A LaMontagne, A Ziersch, D Lowry, L Lester, R Bentley

Other investigators/project staff

D Keuskamp, K Osborne, C Mackenzie

 

Partner Research Groups or Other Partners

National Institute of Labour Studies, Flinders University

 

 

Funding & duration

National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Australian Health Inequities Program: 2007-12

 

Associated Publications

Conference Papers/Abstracts

  • Keuskamp, D., Mackenzie, C., Ziersch, A. & Baum, F. (2010) ‘Deliberately casual?: Statistics and stories from South Australian workers.’ Abstract accepted for Public Health Association of Australia Conference, Adelaide, September 2010
  • Osborne, K., Keuskamp, D., Ziersch, A. & Baum, F. (2010) ‘Self-employment, work-life balance and health: Findings from a qualitative study.’ Abstract accepted for Public Health Association of Australia Conference, Adelaide, September 2010.