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Standing up to sedentary working

7 Jun 2019

On average, office workers now spend 75% of their day sitting at their desks. But what measures can occupational health...

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Protecting against noise-induced hearing loss within theatres

7 Jun 2019

Whatever the final outcome, the legal case between the Royal Opera House and musicians around hearing loss is likely to...

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Working together to manage occupational lung disease

7 Jun 2019

The Health and Safety Executive’s ongoing “Dustbuster” campaign is aiming to crack down on occupational lung disease, especially that caused...

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CPD: Assessment centre – functional assessments within occupational health

7 Jun 2019

A functional assessment is a key part of any occupational health consultation, yet effective history-taking is something many coming into...

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CPD: a pain in the wrist – supporting work-related upper limb disorder

7 Jun 2019

Work-related upper limb disorders can have a significant impact on the workplace, with women over the age of 45 at...

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Comment: Why employers need to embrace trans inclusion and support

7 Jun 2019

Trans or transgender employees can still often face prejudice, hostility and misunderstanding within the workplace. This makes it imperative employers...

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Occupational Health & Wellbeing Awards 2019: closed for entries

7 Jun 2019

Reckon your team is amazing? Want to shout about it and get them the credit they’re due?

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Terms and conditions

30 May 2019

OH & Wellbeing Awards 2019
Awards home
The shortlist
Category criteria
Judging panel
Terms and conditions

ENTERING THE 2019 OCCUPATIONAL...

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Category criteria

30 May 2019

OH & Wellbeing Awards 2019
Awards home
The shortlist
Category criteria
Judging panel
Terms and conditions

There are six categories...

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Bullying in the workplace:setting unrealistic targets

23 May 2019

Bullying in the workplace does not need to be aggressive or overt to cause real distress to employees, and sticky legal situations for employers. Setting unrealistic targets can also be interpreted as bullying, warns Kate Hilpern.

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CPD: stress and conflict in the workplace – a case study

3 May 2019

It has been well-documented that the cost of work-related is significant, and rising all the time. As Tholakele Sindisiwe Gcumisa...

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Joint pain? Why we need a better evidence base for musculoskeletal disorders and work

3 May 2019

What do we know about musculoskeletal disorders and work, and what do we need to know? Karen Walker-Bone looks at...

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One year on from GDPR – managing the data ‘snowstorm’ within occupational health

3 May 2019

This month (May) is the first anniversary of the arrival of GDPR, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. Dr...

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Work to live – creating ‘human-centric’ office spaces

3 May 2019

For many businesses, their office is just “there”, a functional place to put their computers, kit and people. But the...

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How employers can play their part in preventing suicide

3 May 2019

Suicide may be an individual tragedy, but it can also be compounded, or even caused by, poor management practices, inappropriate...

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