In 2021, Healthy Heads developed a Roadmap for improving mental health and wellbeing in the road transport, warehousing and logistics industries. This Roadmap has a framework of three pillars, Prevention, Protection and Support, underpinned by seven workplace strategies for creating improvement.
We’ve gathered representations of real-to-life stories to help everyone better understand each strategy. We discuss why and how each story matters, and how you can get started on implementing each strategy in your workplace.
Build leadership capability
My Dad had been a truck driver for thirty-six years, so this industry, along with growing up in a small regional town, is a large part of my heritage…
I was walking through the warehouse where I’ve worked for the last three years. It was the end of my shift and I was on my way out to the back office…
Building better workplace cultures
I started working in logistics when I was eighteen years old. It was during the summer and I was loading outbound freight. Being inside a container on a …
Smarter work design
I’ve been working for a family-owned company for about nine years. I started working in the warehouse then went on to manage the showroom…
Building resilience and coping skills
When I first started working full time as a truck driver, it wasn’t as easy as I thought it would be. I found a great company…
Early intervention resources
I’ve been working as a packer in a warehouse for the last 4 years. Several things can happen during a shift which can mess up your rate of productivity…
A few years ago I had my first episode of major depressive disorder. I had been under a lot of stress at work as a full-time warehouse manager…