News from Personnel Today

Immediate help

Staff injured at work should have immediate medical help rather than waiting months while conditions worsen, say experts. The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy complained that people are spending too long on waiting lists to see a consultant after being injured at work.

Personnel Today, 15 September

Stress to heart attack 

Long-term work stress is a major cause of heart attacks, according to a study by the Goteborg University. A poll of 29,000 people in 52 countries found that psychosocial factors increased the risk of a heart attack by two-and-a-half times.

Personnel Today, 13 September

Bullying at airports

The Amicus trade union has called for an inquiry into working practices in the aviation industry after a hotline revealed a culture of bullying at Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

Personnel Today, 7 September

How to cope 

Birmingham airport is offering all operational staff training on how to cope in the event of someone having an epileptic fit.

Personnel Today, 24 August

Drink problems

Less than six months before new laws legalising 24-hour drinking come into effect, employers and staff fear increased drinking will cause problems at work and lead to a decrease in productivity.

Personnel Today, 24 August

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