Sarah Silcox

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Occupational health research round-up: October 2018

5 Oct 2018

Developing a workplace mental health checklist
North American academics have developed a checklist to help line managers recognise changes in...

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Occupational health research round-up: September 2018

7 Sep 2018

Amputation and return to work
The extent to which amputees integrate into normal living after losing a limb affects their...

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Occupational health research round-up: August 2018

3 Aug 2018

Fit notes “not implemented as intended”
The “fit note” was introduced in 2010 and was designed to radically change the...

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Occupational health research round-up: July 2018

6 Jul 2018

Cardiovascular disease and night work
Night work is associated with an increase in carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) amongst men, providing...

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Headaches

Occupational health research round-up: June 2018

1 Jun 2018

Supervisor support vital for workers living with chronic headaches
Employees living and working with chronic headaches are at high risk...

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Occupational health research round-up: May 2018

4 May 2018

Hand hygiene and asthma control
A study of US nurses has discovered a link between the frequency of hand and...

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Shift worker

Occupational health research round-up: April 2018

6 Apr 2018

Paternal heart disease increases shift work risk
Paternal mortality from myocardial infarction or sudden cardiac death interacts with shift work...

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Occupational health research round-up: March 2018

2 Mar 2018

This month’s crop of occupational health research papers includes a study showing the value of exercising mindfulness at work, the...

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Occupational health research round-up: February 2018

1 Feb 2018

This month’s crop of occupational health research papers includes a study showing that a quarter of UK workers would not...

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Occupational health research round-up: January 2018

2 Jan 2018

This month’s round up of occupational health research studies includes research on good line management and sickness absence among younger...

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Occupational health research round-up: December 2017

30 Nov 2017

A study on how long hours in the film industry affect safety is among this month’s crop of occupational health...

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Occupational Health research round-up: November 2017

2 Nov 2017

This month’s overview of occupational health research looks at confidentiality issues with employee assistance programmes and correlations between the work...

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occupational health research: noise

Occupational health research round-up: September 2017

31 Aug 2017

This month’s look at occupational health research includes studies on noise at work and how outdoor breaks can relieve stress...

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Occupational health research: diabetes

Occupational health research round-up for August 2017

5 Aug 2017

This month’s look at occupational health research studies includes reports on the rising cost to employers of lifestyle illnesses and...

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Overworked chefs at risk of accidents: OH research round-up July 2017

6 Jul 2017

This month’s round-up of occupational health research includes a study on overworked chefs and evidence that older workers compensate for...

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