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Over-50s least comfortable talking about mental health at work

Workers aged 50 and over are the least comfortable discussing their mental health at work, suggesting that more still needs...

One in four have multiple health conditions

A quarter of people in England live with two or more mental or physical health conditions, the charity The Health...

Sedentary workers who are active outside working hours still at risk

Many employees are wrongly perceiving that having an active lifestyle outside of the workplace negates the ill-effects associated with sedentary...

Three in 10 men have experienced a work-related mental health issue

Almost one-third (29%) men who work full time have suffered a work-related mental health issue of some sort, with almost...

LGBT people avoid health checks ‘because of discrimination fears’

More than half of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people have experienced depression or anxiety in the past year,...

Golf course workers more worried about injuries than sunburn

Two-thirds (68%) of outdoor workers are more worried about work-related injuries than sunburn, research into Irish golf course maintenance workers’...

Occupational health research round-up: November 2018

Older workers with chronic disease
More people will be working with a chronic disease and poorer self-perceived health as working...

How new Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing could change the workplace health landscape

October saw the launch of the new Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing. What exactly is it, how will it work...

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The ‘taboo’ of weight in the workplace

Weight is a personal rather than a personnel issue; the result primarily of poor lifestyle decisions outside of work, right?...

CPD: Occupational health’s role following a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes

As our workforce ages and becomes more sedentary, type 2 diabetes is increasingly prevalent. As Soroyo Barnes and Anne Harriss...

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