Find research resources relevant to the healthcare industry.

Healthcare and social assistance

An overview of the literature on occupational harms and risk factors in healthcare and social assistance.

Health care and social assistance report

Employers and workers

This report examines employer maturity; worker engagement, participation and representation; and the impact of workplace safety culture. It includes findings for the healthcare industry.

Segmentation and insights programme: Employers and workers

Musculoskeletal disorders

Read a summary of the New Zealand and international literature on the risk factors for work-related musculoskeletal disorders and the interventions to reduce harm from them.

Work-related musculoskeletal disorders literature overview

Worker voice

Read a summary of the academic literature on ways of improving worker engagement, participation and representation (WEPR) in New Zealand.

Worker engagement, participation and representation literature review

Psychosocial health

The New Zealand Psychosocial Survey describes the most common psychosocial risks in New Zealand by industries, occupations, and socio-demographic characteristics.

New Zealand Psychosocial Survey


Summary of the available evidence of the interventions to address workplace fatigue.

Literature review of fatigue interventions